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Gary Mitchell Cusic, 53, of Mechanicsville died Dec. 21, 2012.
Born Sept. 23, 1959, in Leonardtown, he was the son of Julia Margaret Herbert Lawrence of Hollywood and the late Joseph Elmer Cusic Sr.
He attended Thomas Stone High School.
He was a carpenter, employed by R.R. Gregory, Dyson Construction, Clarke Remodeling and Dennis Anderson Construction.
On July 14, 1990, he married his wife of 22 years, Terri Lynn Smith Cusic.
He was an avid NASCAR fan, being the No. 1 fan of the Intimidator, Dale Earnhardt Sr. He enjoyed going to NASCAR races and collecting memorabilia. He was the proud owner of a Harley Davidson. He also enjoyed fishing, spending time outdoors and cooking. He loved to share his soups with family and friends.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Lindsey Ann Bush of Lexington Park and Sarah Elaine Hayden (Michael) of Leonardtown; brothers, Joseph Cusic Jr. of Concord, N.C., and John Cusic of Colton’s Point; sisters, Gloria Jean Alvey (Wayne) of Hollywood, Elizabeth DuFour (Michael) of Mechanicsville and Linda Stewart (Raymond) of Hollywood; two grandchildren, Nevaeh and Marcus Bush of Lexington Park; and many extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father.
The family received friends and prayers were recited by the Rev. Joe Dobson on Dec. 27 at Brinsfield Funeral Home in Leonardtown, where a funeral service will be held today, Dec. 28, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens in Leonardtown. Pallbearers will be Joseph Cusic Jr., John Cusic, Michael DuFour, Wayne Alvey, Raymond Stewart and Robert “Bobby” Gatton Sr. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth Alvey, Christopher DuFour and Steven Stewart.