John W. “Jack” Hussey 95, former rural Kirklin, IN resident, died February 3, 2017 at Wesley Manor in Frankfort, IN. Born June 18, 1921 in Indianapolis, IN to the late William A. “Pat” & Marion Hussey. He married Patricia Hiatt on Dec. 26, 1948 at the Kirklin, IN Presbyterian Church and she survives.
Jack was a graduate of Shortridge High School in Indianapolis, a graduate of Indiana University School of Business with a degree in Economics, a graduate of the University of Vermont where he received his Master’s in Economics and was a graduate of the University of Oklahoma School of Business.
Mr. Hussey was a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army serving with the 77th Special Forces, and 82nd Airborne Division. He was a veteran of WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. He served from August 27, 1949 until his retirement on July 31, 1968. He then worked as an Economics Professor at Texas A & I University in Kingsville, TX. Jack was also an Economist with the Army Corp of Engineers in Jacksonville, FL.
Visitation and Services
As per Jack's wishes, no services will be held and private inurnment will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
Wife-Patricia H. Hussey of Frankfort, Ind., Daughters-Heidi (Husband Stanley) Lokey of Baldwin, Fla., Julie (Husband-Medhat Ayad) of Carbondale, IL, 2 Grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Margaret (Peg) Roderick.