Avis Blane Quesenberry, 89, of Pulaski passed away Thursday July 2, 2009 in the Pulaski Community Hospital. He was born on Carroll County on November 12, 1919 and was the son of the late Harley and Larmie Turpin Quesenberry. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth, infant son, Danny, brothers, Navy, Harley, Iford and Harvey and sisters, Annie Curto and Macie Patton. At the age of two he moved with his family to the coal mining community of Six, WV where the resided until his early twenties when he moved to Pulaski. During WWII he worked at the Bag Loading Plant where he met his bride Ruth Mitchell. They were married on August 6, 1945. He was employed by RCA and later at Pulaski Furniture where he worked for over 35 years.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Elaine & Edward Lawson of Melbourne, FL, sons and daughters-in-law, David & Doris Quesenberry of Pulaski and Michael & Leesa Quesenberry of Dublin, grandsons and spouses, Randy & Natalie Quesenberry of Fairlawn, Scott & Karen Quesenberry of Chantilly, VA, Chad & Drew Lawson of FL, Darrin & Richard Quesenberry of Dublin, granddaughter and husband, Kristia & Myles O’Neill of FL. Also by 7 great grandchildren, Chandler, Hunter & Kerrigan Quesenberry of Fairlawn, Taeghan, Aislinn, Kenzie and Kylinn O’Neill of FL. He has one surviving brother and sister-in-law, Coy & Ethelene Quesenberry of Pulaski. He has many nieces, nephews and cousins including one special cousin, Vinton Quesenberry and his wife Helen of Indian Valley.
Funeral service will be held Monday July 6, 2009 at 11:00 AM from Stevens Funeral Chapel with Rev. Vinton Quesenberry officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski. Visiting will be Sunday evening from the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. The family will be meeting at the residence of the son and daughter-in-law, David and Doris Quesenberry, 5624 Thornspring Road, Pulaski.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.