Co-Founder of Knoxville based Jewelry Television dies

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Knoxville based Jewelry Television died in his sleep this weekend.

Jerry Sisk, 59, died unexpectedly Sunday morning according to the Jewelry Television website. Sisk is survived by his wife Karen, his mother, a sister and several other relatives.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 6:45 Wednesday evening at Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 9908 Kingston Pike. A Celebration of Life will follow at 7:00 p.m. Family and friends will gather at 10:45 Thursday morning at Concord Masonic Cemetery with graveside services to follow at 11:00 a.m.