Wasyl Zahursky, 82, of Helena-West Helena, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 at Jonesboro. Mr. Zahursky was born Dec. 15, 1929 at Keclerova, Ukraine to the late Kharlampij Zahursky and the late Edwokia Baran Stroschenko.
He leaves a son, Nicolas Zahursky of Helena-West Helena; a daughter, Kathrina Z. Carter (Winston) of Helena; two grandchildren, Katrina Lynn Logan and Michael Wayne Shenep, both of Alligator, Miss.; a brother, Andre Zahursky of Krasnodarsky Kray, Ukraine; and four nieces, Tonia Kidd, Zina Smith, Nina Park and Nadia Wedgehoft.
His parents, his wife of 48 years, Zdenka Maria Kleckner Zahursky, four brothers, Ivan Zahursky, Nicolas Zahursky, Anton Zahursky and Gregory Zahursky preceded him in death.
A graveside service for Wasyl Zahursky will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec.11, 2012 at Sunset Memorial Park in Helena-West Helena. Rev. Rodger Hooker will officiate.
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, Helena-West Helena, will direct services. Friends and relatives may sign the online guest book at