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Randall Eugene Lusk, age 61, of El Dorado Springs, MO, passed away early Tuesday morning from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Randy was born March 18, 1952 in Nevada, MO, to Roland and Rosemary Lusk. He was baptized at an early age at the First Presbyterian Church. Randy graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1970.
Randyís love of motorcycles began as a teenager. He started working for a motorcycle dealership in Nevada in the 60ís and early 70ís, and then started his own repair shop in 1977. In 1982 he bought Nevada Cycle and ran that business until it was destroyed by fire in 1988. In 1989 he opened El Dorado Cycle at its current location on South Highway 32.
In 1972 Randy married Ruby Leonard. They had one daughter, Koren Marie Lusk born August 11, 1977. Randy married Cheryl Burr in 1992. Randy and Cheryl had one son Dalton Wesley Lusk born October 2, 1993.
Randy devoted his whole life to building a successful business. He and Cheryl hosted a lot of trials and events here in El Dorado Springs and in surrounding areas. Over the years Randy competed in motorcycle trials and won several awards for his expertise in riding. He enjoyed collecting vintage motorcycles and memorabilia. Randy also loved to fly and earned his pilotís license in 2003.
Preceding him in death were his grandparents: Roland and MaryLee Lusk and Jack and Mabel Burris.
Randy is survived by his wife Cheryl; daughter Koren; son Dalton; one grandson Noah; parents Roland and Rosemary Lusk; brother Ron Lusk; two sisters: Bert Julian and husband John, and Becky McConnaughey and husband Bud; two nephews: Chris Julian and wife Meghan and Mitch Julian; three nieces: Emily Shinn and husband Chad, Ashley McConnaughey, and Rachel Lusk; great-nephews and nieces: Kaden, Camden, Max, Carson and Eli.
Funeral services for Randy Lusk were held on Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at the El Dorado Springs Church of God (Holiness) with Rev. Brent Bland and Rev. Jack Daniel officiating. Music was provided by Emily Shinn and selected CDís. Interment followed in Clintonville Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were: Ronnie Lines, Kenny Friar, Brent Beckman, John Burrus, Doug Dobbs, Frankie Doty, Ronnie Butterfield, and Derek Zinchuck.