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OBITUARY: Johnny Lee Lisk Sr.

HAMLET — Johnny Lee Lisk Sr., 72, of Hamlet, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 surrounded by his loving family at Richmond Co. Hospice Haven.

Johnny was born Oct. 6, 1949 to the late Jesse Lee and Nellie Lisk.

Johnny graduated from Hamlet High School and served in the United States Army to honorably serve and protect his country during tumultuous times during the Vietnam War. After serving his time in the Army, Johnny earned certification through Wayne Community College in Goldsboro. Johnny then worked for Cascades as a machine operator.

He is survived by his loving wife, Lois Darlene Lisk of Hamlet; his son Johnny Lisk Jr. of Hamlet, and his daughter Shannon Baxley (Daniel) of Rockingham. He is further survived by brothers David Lisk of Mooresville, Scott Lisk Sr., Jim Lisk and Dean Lisk, all three of Hamlet; brothers-in-law Frankie Williams of Hamlet, and Wade Williams (Kathie) of Rockingham; sister-in-law Mary Alice Russell (Don) of Rockingham; grandchildren Kaitlyn Baxley of London, U.K., Danielle Baxley of Rockingham, and Johnny Lisk III of Watertown, Tennssee. Johnny is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Marks Creek Presbyterian Church in Hamlet with the Rev. Ken Goins officiating with military honors. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.


Memorials and donations can be made out to the American Cancer Society 1901 Brunswick Ave. #100 Charlotte, NC 28207.

Online condolences may be made at watson-kingfuneralhome.com. Watson-King Funeral Home in Hamlet is serving the Lisk family.

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