Andrew "A.J." Husband

Andrew "A.J." Husband Lansing Age 85, was born July 19, 1927 in Poplarville, Mississippi to Rev. Andrew Jackson Husband, Sr. and Effie Ann Husband. He was 1 of 9 children. He moved to Lansing with his family in the early 1940s. Andrew served honorably in the United States Army from 1945 - 1947 receiving the European African Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon and War World II Victory Medal. He was united in marriage to Lucille Turner in 1951. This union lasted for 61 years and out of this union 9 children were born. He retired from General Motors after 40+ years of service as a skill tradesman. Andrew was preceded in death by: his parents; wife Lucille; 3 brothers, Simon, Charles and Louis; 2 sisters, Wilma DeMeyers and Beulah Williams; 1 son Terrell Husband; grandson Kenyata; and granddaughter Keysha Duke. Andrew transitioned to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 6, 2013 and leaves to mourn his passing: eight children, Stephanie Duke, Jeffrey (Henrietta) Husband, Command Sergeant Major Delbert (Sonya) Husband, Andrew (Andrea) Husband, Michael Husband, Charles Husband and Tracee Husband all of Lansing, Judy (Michael) Jones of Kentucky; 28 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren; 2 sisters Erma Sylvertooth of Detroit and Minnie DeMeyers; 1 brother Robert (Jackie) Husband; sister-in-law Carol Husband of Lansing; special grandson, Tyrice Jones, Sr. and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit Mr. Husband Friday, April 12, 9 - 9 pm at the Riley Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 13, 12 pm at Trinity AME Church, 3500 W. Holmes Rd., Lansing, MI with family receiving friends 1 hour prior to service. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.rileyfuneralhome.

Funeral Home

Riley Funeral Home - Lansing
426 West St. Joseph Street  Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 372-6009

Published in Lansing State Journal from Apr. 11 to Apr. 12, 2013