John P. Kustich (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - John Paul Kustich, 83, entered into rest on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Wednesday, August 19, 2009 in the Lumpkin Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home. Burial with full military honors will follow in Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Mr. Kustich was preceded in death by his wives, Mary West Kustich and Natalie Leonard Kustich. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Joseph Heyward; grandsons, Jonathan and Anthony Heyward, all of Charleston, South Carolina; brother, Donald Kustich, Buffalo, New York and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 PM Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 2524 Lumpkin Road, Augusta, Georgia. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-August 17, 2009