CHARLESTON - Phillip "Phil" Wayne McCuiston, 60, died at 7:21 a.m. Jan. 14, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born Nov. 28, 1945, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Norma Rose McCuiston Bagavich and Robert Carroll McCuiston, he had lived most of his life in Charleston and was employed with Davis Lumber Co. in East Prairie. As a member of the SEMO Football Officials Association he served as the head referee and back judge at games for 25 years. He was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Charleston, the Heartland Writers Guild and had received certification as a Missouri Master Gardener through the Missouri University Outreach Extension program.
On March 11, 1965, he married Ann Richardson who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and David Brewer II and Stefanie and Jerry Self, all of Charleston; two brothers, Bob McCuiston of Kennett and Bud Reynolds of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Kay McCuiston Grimes of Lake Dallas, Texas, and Jean Reynolds Rien of Merritt Island, Fla.; and three grandchildren.
One brother, Richard Lyons, preceded him in death.
Graveside services were held today at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. The Rev. Roger Jespersen, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Charleston, officiated.
McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston was in charge of arrangements.
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may be made to:
St. Henry Catholic School Athletic Department
306 Court St.
Charleston, MO 63834