Slusher, John Douglas

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John Douglas Slusher, age 78, of Shawsville died, Thursday, February 4, 2016, at VA Medical Center. He was born in Radford, Va on July 11, 1937 to the late Tempie and Algie Slusher.

He was also preceded in death by his two wives, Emma Pauline Slusher and Vurden “Sissy” Slusher, daughter, Teresa Slusher and grandson Justin Ratcliffe, sisters, Edith Gearheart, Sibyl Stratton, Mozelle Chambers, Marie Viers, brother, Theron Slusher. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy D. Slusher (Fairlawn), Debbie and Perry Lowery (Christiansburg), Connie and Roger Jones (Christiansburg); sister, Barbara Neil Long (Fairlawn); Nineteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, February 8, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Buckner officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Christiansburg. The family will receive friends from 3-5:00 p.m. Sunday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. S.W. Blacksburg, Va.