THOMAS "NEIL" HUSK - FERRISBURGH - Thomas "Neil" Husk, 82, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in FAHC of Burlington, following a tragic tractor accident on the farm. He was born on June 20, 1930, in Ferrisburgh, the son of Ray and Caroline (Black) Husk. Neil served as a Corporal in the US Army, 82nd Airborne Div., during the Korean Conflict. He returned to Ferrisburgh and soon after meeting and marrying Alice Bigelow, the two started a farm together. He was hard-working to the end, doing what he loved to do. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his unfiltered opinion on everything and his generosity. He leaves behind his loving wife of 57 years, Alice; and their five children, Peggy and husband, Allen Adams, of Mt. Holly, Tom Jr. of Middlebury, Mary Lou Harton and companion, Rick Munsell, of Williston, Jean and husband, Tony Bushey, of Ferrisburgh and George and wife, Laura Husk, of Ferrisburgh; six grandchildren, Kelly Husk, Zach and Nick Cook, Nathan Adams and Emma and Avery Husk; and three great-grandchildren, Aurora, Wesley and Duncan Husk. Neil is also survived by four of 11 siblings, Isabel Munnett, Elson Husk and wife, Anna, Joan and husband, Sam Essex, and Louise and husband, Jim Parkinson; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two daughters, June Ann and Deborah Jean. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Brown-McClay Funeral Home, 48 So. Maple St., Vergennes. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, also at Brown-McClay Funeral Home, followed by interment at Gage Cemetery in Ferrisburgh. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to F.F.A. c/o V.U.H.S., 50 Monkton Rd., Vergennes, VT 05491.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2012