Funeral service for James Earl Sisk, of Emory, age 61, will be held Thursday December 12, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Wilson Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jim Weems officiating. Burial will follow in Dumbar Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening 6:00 -8:00 PM at the funeral home.
James died Monday at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
James was born July 1, 1952 in Sulphur Springs to Lynn Power and Betty Williams Sisk. He married Melanie Marie Cernock, in Emory, on Feb. 19, 1983.
He worked for Smurfit Kappa paper mill in Forney for some 37 years as a Maintenance Superintendent. He was a member of the Mars Hill Masonic Lodge 1440.
Wife: Melanie Sisk
Daughters: Robin Knight, and husband Josh of Emory; and Courtney Sisk of Emory
Son: Eddie Sisk of Emory
2 Sisters: Sue Brimer and Thelma Sisk
2 Brothers: Paul Sisk and Gary Sisk
Grandchildren: Emma and Jace Knight
Grandson Soon to Be Born: Luke James Knight
Numerous other loving family and friends.
Preceded by: Parents; 2 Brothers: Kenneth Sisk and Louis Sisk; 1 Sister: Betty Louise Sisk