Herbert B. Hussey

CORINTH – Herbert Beverly Hussey died Friday, June 14, 2013, at his home. He was born April 20, 1931, in Prairie to Fred and Elizabeth Cain Hussey. He was a graduate of Corinth High School and Mississippi State University. He was the former owner of Structure Products and the local R.C. Bottling Co. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, past president of the Y and Rotary Club. He was named a Paul Harris Fellow and Rotarian of the Year. During his time as president he started the Magnolia Classic Horse Show. He was an avid MSU fan and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at First United Methodist Church with Dr. Prentiss “Bud” Gordon and the Rev. Dennis Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery. McPeters Funeral Directors of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary Patricia Mills Hussey of Corinth; a brother, William “Bill” C. Hussey of Corinth; nephews, Benjamin Hussey and Dr. Spencer Lee; nieces, Elizabeth Bush, Sally Hussey and Kate Emmich; great-nephew, Allen Lee; and great niece, Dr. Ginger Lee Sharpe

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Plummer and Ben Hussey.

Honorary pallbearers will be Duane Gunn, James Moffitt, David Palmer, Ralph Hurley, Gerald McLemore, Bob Krohn, Jerry Garner, Arthur C. Dalton, Glenn McCullough and Marvin Brose.

Family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church.

Memorials can be made to the First United Methodist Church, 901 Fillmore St., Corinth, MS; or to the American Cancer Society.

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