Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886

Willie Jefferson Cuzik, Jr.

Veteran, U.S. Army

Willie "Wiley" Jefferson Cuzick, Jr. was born on June 22, 1946, to Willie "Bill" Cuzik, Sr. and Eva (Bearden) Cuzick, in Shelton, WA and passed away peacefully, in his home, on March 28th, 2024.

Wiley joined the U.S. Army as a young man in 1969. He was honorably discharged in 1971 as a Sergeant E5 and received a bronze medal for his heroism in the Vietnam War. He was born and raised in Shelton, WA. He worked in the woods and logging industry for over 50 years and drove log truck for more than 40 of those years. Wiley was a hard working man and a man of his word. He loved his children, family and friends. He enjoyed his local Eagle Club #3862 and 40et8 Veterans Club.

Wiley's oldest daughter, Johanna Cuzick, passed before him in 2023 but he is survived by his spouse Terri Lynn, daughters Lisa Brocius and Jessyca Cuzick, son Jamie Cuzick; step-children Nathan and Angela Hickson, Sarah and Jason Deemer and Brenton Smith; brother and sister-in-law Donny and Gigi Cuzick; granddaughters Jami Sorensen Trujillo, Lindsey Brocious, Jazlyn Lix, Haley Hickson, Kylie Hickson, Emilee Smith and Emma "Rosy" Hickson, grandsons David "Joey" Brocious and Ethan "Red" Hickson; great grandchildren Christopher "Bubba" Sorensen Trujillo, Braelyn "Sweet Pea" Hollingshead and Jawzlynn "Yaya" Cruise; ex-wives Linda Deyette and Marlene Cuzick; numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

"Wiley will be remembered always and remain forever in our hearts!"

A Celebration of his Life will be held at the Shelton, WA Eagle Club #3862 on June 22nd, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. Potluck to follow.

 

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