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HUCKS, III, Jesse Jesse Rush Hucks III, 70, a much beloved father, brother, uncle and cousin passed away November 7, 2017 at Hospice Atlanta with family by his side. He was preceded in death by father Jesse Rush Hucks Sr., and mother Martha Cunningham Hucks. He was a native of Atlanta, served in the US Army in Vietnam, received his B.A. degree from Georgia State University in 1975 and attained his Juris Doctorate from Woodrow Wilson College in 1978. With 40+ years as a revered Court Reporter in the state of Georgia, he was known as a consummate professional who held extremely high standards and was influential to others- he was a mentor and friend. He was nicknamed Rusty and was a constant source of good humor to those who knew him. Of his many accomplishments, he was most joyful when speaking of his family and how proud he was. He will be remembered most as a handsome, kind gentleman and loving father. He is survived by his son, Jared A Hucks of Atlanta, GA; daughter, Blaine Peters of Duluth, GA; sister, Martha Lavigne of Columbia, SC; 2 nieces, a nephew, a granddaughter, and many cousins. A memorial service with military honors will be held Friday, November 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations in Rusty's honor to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 16, 2017
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