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Everett Huskins Sr.

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[September 28, 2007]  Everett P. Huskins Sr., 94, of Lincoln died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at 4:20 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Peters officiating.

Burial will be in New Union Cemetery.

Mr. Huskins was retired cab driver for Lincoln Cab Co.

He was born April 5, 1913, in Logan County to Annias and Pearl Wallace Huskins. He married Gertie Mae Skelton on Dec. 22, 1938, in Lincoln. She preceded him in death Oct. 12, 1995.

He is survived by four sons, Robert Huskins (and companion Sally Geshrick) of Bloomington, Benny Huskins Sr. of Lincoln, Bruce A. (and Billie) Huskins of Lincoln and Strawther "Bill" (and Nancy) Huskins of Lincoln; six daughters, Mildred Blake of Montgomery City, Mo., and Dorothy Mathis, Patricia (and Ron) Robertson, Mary (and Carl) Lingo, Norma Gallagher and Kay Green (and companion Bill Crowell), all of Lincoln; one brother, Kenneth (and Kathy) Huskins of Lincoln; two sisters, Jean (and Bob) Lolling of Lincoln and Agnes Eckert of Lincoln; 44 grandchildren; 83 great-grandchildren; and 35 great-great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one daughter, one son, two brothers, three sisters and four grandchildren.

He was a member of Lincoln Christian Church.

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