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George Robert Sisk


George Robert Sisk, 71, of Brevard and Myrtle Beach, S.C., passed away at Asheville Mission Specialty hospital March 18, 2016, as a result of heart failure.

Having been born in Rosman July 12, 1944, to Loonie Franklin and Maxine Arnett Sisk, he was reared by his grandparents, Allen and Kitty (Mean Momma) Sisk, as well as his aunts and uncles Elizabeth, Jr., Barney, June and Paul – all of whom he loved and adored.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Gail Hogsed Sisk and sons, Gregory Arnett Sisk, Lesley Blaine Sisk and special “adopted” son, Stephen Osborne; grandchildren, Jessica Sisk Fisher and husband, Shane, Ryan Guillebeau, Heather Michele Brady, Sgt. Christian Caleb Sisk and Slade Axle Sisk; great-grandchildren, Mikaylah Bently Fisher and Hunter Anthony Fisher; one brother, Gary Lee Sisk and several nieces and nephews.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served on the N.C. Highway Patrol. He retired from Wilsonart as a truck driver.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednes-day, March 23, 2016, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 100 Brian Berg Lane, in Brevard, with Father Shawn O’Neal and Deacon Patrick Crosby officiating. Following the church services, the Transylvania County Honor Guard and United States Navy Reserves will conduct full military rites on church grounds.

Family and friends will be received in the church fellowship hall with reception to follow.

Donations in George’s memory can be sent to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

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Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Services is caring for the family.


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