Ararat Armenian Cemetery &
Masis Ararat Armenian Cemetery

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Jack Rustigan

May 16, 1937 - September 12, 2016

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Birthdate: May 16, 1937

Place of Birth: Fresno

Date of Death: September 12, 2016

Hometown: Fresno

Age:

Jack Arthur Rustigan was born in Fresno on May 16, 1937 to Arthur & Rose (Garabedian) Rustigan. 

During his years at Fresno High he was class president, and formed the Jack Rustigan Band. He graduated from Fresno State University with degrees in  biology and psychology. During his time at FSU, he continued performing with his band and he was President of Theta Chi fraternity. Jack received his doctorate of Pharmacy at USC.  He was also proud of his service with the Air National Guard. 

On June 16, 1963 Jack & Billie Hand were married.

Jack & Billie purchased Buker & Colson Medicine Chest Pharmacy in 1972. They also operated their second location in Auberry, CA for 15 years.

As a private pilot, Jack enjoyed flying his Cessna for many years. His numerous accomplishments included President of Fresno Pharmacy Assoc.,  Commander of Fresno County Air Search & Rescue Squadron and Officer of Fresno Sheriff Reserves. Jack was an avid  golfer & member of Copper River Country Club. 
He was a well-respected gentleman who lit up the room with his charisma, sense of humor and smile. Jack was well known for his love of Fresno, his work ethics as well as his devotion to family & friends. 

Jack is survived by his devoted wife, Billie; daughter, Diane Muller; son, Ryan (Jacci); granddaughters, Danielle Rose & Chloe Ryan Muller, grandsons Matt Belford, Anthony & Justin Pflieger, and many cousins.

We would like to thank Dr. Steven Hager for the wonderful care he gave.

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 16, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Yost & Webb Funeral Home.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church, 2226 Ventura, Fresno, CA 93721.

Interment will follow at Ararat Armenian Cemetery, 1925 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, CA 93728.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you make a donation to your favorite charity.

Interment Information

Ararat Armenian Cemetery, 1925 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, CA 93728

Funeral Service Information

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church, 2226 Ventura, Fresno, CA 93721.


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