James "Bud" Sisk, 85, of Baylis, died Friday afternoon (Nov. 23, 2012) at his residence in Baylis.
He was born in Seahorn on Aug. 11, 1927, a son of Theodore and Maude Masterson Sisk. He married Irene Nichols at Pittsfield on Sept. 15, 1947, and she survives.
Bud worked for the Missouri Gravel Co. in his younger years before starting at the Midland Milk Co., where he delivered milk in the area for more than 15 years. Bud then went to work for Webel Feeds in Griggsville, where he worked for more than 20 years before retiring in 1989.
Bud was a U.S. Army
veteran, serving overseas during the World War II
He loved to watch Cardinals baseball on TV, and going to the casinos in his retired years. Bud loved to get on his riding mower and mow, and he and Irene enjoyed many car rides together. Bud and Irene were married for more than 65 years and always did everything together.
Survivors include his wife, Irene; four daughters, Fanny (husband Frosty) Clark of Barry, Shirley Howard of Quincy, Linda VanHook of Barry and Janet (husband John) Maglioacchetti of Quincy. Also surviving are a son, James Sisk of Baylis, along with 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Kenneth Pulliam, Wesley and Roy Sisk, and three sisters, Goldie Dejaynes, Dorothy Elliston and Rita Miller.
SERVICES: 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Park Lawn Cemetery in Barry, with the Rev. Jim Jacques officiating.
VISITATION: 1-2 p.m. Wednesday in the Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry.
MEMORIALS: Memorials may be left to the family in care of the Niebur Funeral Homes.
ARRANGEMENTS: Niebur Funeral Chapel, Barry.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com