Lloyd Lisk

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Lloyd Lewis Lisk, 82, of Arkansas City, died Sept. 27, at the Wesley Medical Center of Wichita. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church of Arkansas City. Burial will follow in the Parker Cemetery. Lloyd was born Aug. 29, 1928, in Central City, to Harry E. and Clara (Andrews) Lisk. He was reared and educated in Independence, and graduated from Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Mo., where he received the Jack Burr Award for Outstanding Company Commander. Lloyd served in the United States Marine Corps during WWII and later with the United States Army in Korea. He married Rita Martin June 4, 1950, in Lexington. The couple made their home in many different locations throughout their married lives. Lloyd worked as a national sales rep for Butler Manufacturing Company taking him to many different parts of the midwest. The couple moved to Arkansas City in 1991, where they became very active members of the First United Methodist Church and the community. Lloyd was a member of the Rotary Club, an Ambassador for the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce, Staff Parish Committee member for the church, Interim Director of the Arkansas City Convention and Tourism Board, Arkansas City Commissioner 2003-2005, the Arkansas City Preservation Board, Presbyterian Manor Advisory Board, the Dick Metz Memorial Golf Tournament Committee, and was a recipient of Cornerstone Award from Cornerstone Bank. Survivors include his daughter Christie and her husband Dr. Nick Rogers of Arkansas City; a son Marty and his wife Toni Lisk of Cypress, Texas; a sister Lenore Hanson of Oelwein, Iowa; a brother Larry Lisk of Everett, Washington; grandchildren Melissa (Andy) Paton of Arkansas City, Scott (Nicole) Rogers of Arkansas City; Becci (John) Meissner of Kansas City, Shane (Monica) Lisk of Willow Springs, North Carolina, Brandon Scott Lisk of Fayeteville, North Carolina, Brandon Thomas Lisk of Haltom City, Texas, Charlie Lisk of San Marcos, Texas, and Patrick Lisk of San Marcos, Texas; great-grandchildren, Wyatt Paton, Addison Rogers and Emma Lisk; and very special friends Leonard and Rogene Groene of Arkansas City. He was preceded in death by his parents, and wife Rita in 1998. A memorial has been established with the First United Methodist Church of Arkansas City. Contributions may be made through the funeral home. Arrangements are being made through the Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home of Arkansas City. Online condolences may be made at www.rindt-erdman.com
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, 2010
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