Richard Luther Tusing, 77 of Mt., Jackson and Staunton, died Friday, July 8, 2016 at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg.
He was born February 6, 1939 in Hepners, VA, son of the late Luther Leonard and Anna Louise Zerkel Tusing.
He was one of the first AFLAC Insurance Agents in the state of Virginia and worked for the company for over 40, years. He was a member of the Old Timers Society of AFLAC.
He was a life time member , a charter member and had been President of the Augusta County Lions Club.
Mr. Tusing raised and showed miniature horses.
He was an avid sports fan. He was a well known athlete in his younger years.
Mr. Tusing was married 55 years to Carolyn Lucas Tusing who preceded him in death, May 27, 2015.
They were married July 16, 1960.
He is survived by a daughter, Dawn Tusing Burris of Charlottesville; a son, Michael Tusing of Staunton; and a grandson, Dr. Jon-Ryan Burris of Rochester, New York
In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, David Lynn Tusing.
Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Shenandoah County, P.O. Box 173, Woodstock, VA 22664.
Cremation arrangements are by Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.