Robert Bruce Huskey Jr

Born: Fri., Jan. 7, 1938
Died: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
Location: Long House Funeral Home

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
Location: Long House Funeral Home

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Robert Bruce Huskey Jr.


Robert Bruce Huskey Jr., age 81, passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, December 20, 2019 after an extended battle with Parkinson’s.

Born in Cherokee, he was the son of the late Robert Bruce Huskey Sr. and Birdie Hill Huskey. He is proceeded in death by his loving wife, Clara Jean Huskey, son; Kent Huskey, brothers; Henry, Mickey, Stanley Huskey and sister; Laverne Land. 

He is survived by his son Nick Huskey (Tedda), sisters Loretta Crowe (Sylvester) and Arlene Cochran (Fred) along with eight grandchildren, Hope, Chasity, James, Cory, Cade, Nataya, Zane and Danicka as well as 14 great-grandchildren.

Robert was proud to have served with the United States Air Force for 12 years before returning to Cherokee to work for Indian Health Services until his retirement. He was a member of Sequoyah Sovereign Grace Baptist Church in the Big Cove Community. An avid bird watcher, he enjoyed traveling, golfing, fast pitch softball and spending time with family and friends.

A visitation will be held Monday, December 23, 2019 at Long House Funeral Home Chapel from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Funeral services will follow, with Pastor James “Bo” Parris presiding. Burial will follow at the Bradley Family Cemetery. Pallbearers will be among nephews and family members. The American Legion Steve Youngdeer Post 143 will be giving graveside honors.

Long House Funeral Home assisted with Arrangements

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Wilson and Pat
   Posted Mon December 23, 2019
Words will never express the love and appreciation for your dad, grandpa, brother that we have felt since Wilson’s dad went to heaven in ‘76. How he stepped in and became the father that a young man needed at that time. We love you guys and pray for you all.

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