February 18, 1928 ~ November 5, 2020

Born in: Madisonville, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

A. W. Sisk, 92, of Owensboro, passed away at his home Wednesday, November 5, 2020, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Madisonville, Kentucky to the late Edward and Neva Wooton Sisk. A. W., a US Army Air Corps Veteran and a life member of the Noon Optimist Club, retired from ATMOS Energy as a Total Energy Technician.

Along with his parents, A. W. is preceded in death by his siblings, Nevaline Adams, Robert Grayden Sisk, Nell Ramsey, Edna Kirkwood, Ruth Dowdy, and Harold Sisk.

Left to honor A.W.’s memory is his loving wife of 70 years, Ruth Veazey Sisk; his sons Gary M. (Lisa) Sisk and Daniel W. Sisk; grandchildren Melissa Sisk of California, Michelle (Brad) Hayden of Owensboro, and Tyler (Elizabeth) Sisk of Lexington; great-grandchildren Camille Hayden, Jaxon Hayden, Margaret Sisk and Kathleen Sisk; and numerous very special nieces and nephews. The family wishes to say a special Thank You to caregivers, Stephanie Payne and Joan Dant.

Services will be Monday, November 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Dr. W. Glenn Sowards officiating. Burial to follow at Rosehill Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the time of service.

All who wish to honor and remember A. W. in person at the visitation or funeral is required to wear a mask or face covering while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Sisk. Share your messages of condolence with the family of A. W. Sisk and sign his virtual guestbook by going to www.haleymcginnis.com.


Visitation: November 9, 2020 10:00 am - November 9, 2020 1:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


Funeral: November 9, 2020 1:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


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  1. Sad to say goodbye to our longtime neighbor. Remembering Ruth, Gary, Danny and family in prayer. Much love from the Williams family.

  2. Gary, I am so sorry to learn about the passing of your father. Please know, my heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you go through this difficult journey of a loss of a parent.
    Thinking of you my friend,
    Jean Wells

  3. Dr James Cooper’s office is so very sorry for the loss of AW. He was one of a kind patient.
    He would always tell the ladies in the office that we were the most beautiful women he had seen. We always got a kick out of this because he was blind. Mr Sisk was still spunky at 92.
    Prayers for Ruth and the rest of the family. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers!!!!

  4. Gary, we’re sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. We know you and you’re family will miss him. To have him for 92 years was a blessing. May he Rest In Peace.
    Rick & Isa Ebelhar

  5. Gary, I am thinking of you and the entire family. The loss of a dad is so hard. Know I will be praying for peace, joy and comfort in this time of sorrow.

  6. Ruth, Gary and Dan, I was blessed to know A. W. for more than 50 years. I remember the many years that he and Charles took care of everything that was broken at Wesleyan Hts. Church. We were so thankful for all that they did! I am sorry that I will not be seeing you in person today, but please know that I am with you in spirit and will be praying for all of you.

    Love and prayers, Audrey Robinson

  7. Connie and Vaugn Kramer
    A.W. was a friend for many years. We had a lot of enjoyable times with AW and his wife. Will miss his enthusiasm. God bless AW.

  8. Gary , Ruth and family
    So sorry for your loss of A W. He was a wonderful cheerful gentle man. I will miss him as I know you all will. May God grant you peace.

  9. I’m so Sorry to learn of the Passing of A.W. We worked together at Western Ky. Gas and Atmos for a number of years until his retirement. He was a good friend and a fine gentlemen and it was always a pleasure to talk and visit with him. It has been a few years since we had seen each other. I know he will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends. My prayers go out to his Family. We have lost a True friend. R.I.P. my brother.

  10. Sending love your way. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Danno and Gary your dad was very special and hope you find some comfort we are sending your way. I miss you and love you.

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