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John Russell "Rusty" Center

Obituary for John Russell "Rusty" Center

September 6, 1950 - December 27, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 68

... beloved husband, father, and brother ...

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John Russell "Rusty" Center, beloved husband, father, and brother, passed from this life on the morning of December 27, 2018. He was born September 6, 1950, in San Antonio, the son of J.D. and Bette Philips Center who have preceded him in death.

He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School, received a Bachelor's degree from Texas State University, and was a math and science teacher at Sidney Lanier High School from 1976 to 2003.

Family and friends will remember him for his story and joke telling, and his love of fun, football, music, shuffleboard, and puzzles.

He is survived by his loving wife, Pamela Center; his sons Clayton Center and Justin Center, his step-son, Tim Harden and his wife Cheri. Also surviving are his sisters and their husbands, Teri and Frank Morrison, Tracie and Jerry Noble; his uncle John D. Philips and wife Mimi and his aunt Elaine Stephens and husband Roger; nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE
SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 2019
3:00 PM
AGGIE PARK BANQUET HALL
6205 WEST AVE.
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78213

The family is grateful for the care given him by Dr. Gabriel Ortiz and the staff of Health Texas, Dr. Sharon Wilks, and the staff of Southern Assured Home Health.

Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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