BUCKHANNON — Richard H. “Jay” Tusing Jr., 23, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 in Buckhannon. He was born June 8, 1989 in Winchester, Va., a son of Richard Howard Tusing Sr. and his stepmother Virginia of Tunnelton, and mother Mellie Lipscomb Henthorne and stepfather David A. of Buckhannon who survives.
On March 11, 2011 he married Paris Labno who survives. In addition to his parents and wife he is also survived by one son, Richard Howard “Moe” Tusing III of Buckhannon; one sister, Nicole Grimm of Buckhannon; one half-sister, Sandra Richards of Preston Co.; two stepbrothers, Randy Lee and Christopher Henthorne both of Clarksburg; his father-in-law, Skip and Regina Labno of Buckhannon; one grandmother, Pearl McGinnis of Kingwood; two nephews, Anthonie “Ant” and Matthew “Mattie” Jeffrey both of Buckhannon; three nieces, Maggie Thomas of Buckhannon, Emma and Samme Richards both of Preston Co.; Several cousins and several aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by one grandmother, Mary Lipscomb; two grandfathers, Fred Lipscomb and Richard Bolyard and one niece, Whitney Hager. Mr. Tusing was part of the military police in the U.S. Army. He served in Iraq and was stationed with the 363rd MP Company out of Jane Lew.
Friends will be received Sunday, Feb. 10 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.