John Edwin Bush, 97, passed away March 4, 2021 in The Homestead at Logan Acres Senior Community in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
He was born October 26, 1923 to Banner Harrison Bush and Esta (Neer) Bush. He graduated in 1943 from DeGraff High School.
He married Mildred A. Rex September 9, 1945 in Bellefontaine at the First United Methodist Church. He was a member of Gretna Brethren Church and transferred to the First United Methodist Church in Bellefontaine after marriage.
John is survived by his wife of 75 years; sons Robert D (Michele) of Charleston, South Carolina, Ronald L (Catherine) of Louisville, Kentucky and a daughter-in-law, Ann L. Bush of Bellefontaine; six grandchildren, Julie (Joe) Chute, Matthew (Julie) Bush, Ryan Bush, Kristen (Mark) Brown, Kathy Higdon and Aaron Bush; 8 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son Larry Alan Bush, his parents and a sister, Clara (Raymond) Weeks.
John worked for many years for Frantz Brothers in Sidney, Ohio doing road and bridge construction. John enjoyed golfing and traveling with their RV.
The family thanks The Homestead at Logan Acres for their loving care of John the last three years and Universal Hospice for making his last days more comfortable.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine, where Pastor Joe Ziraldo will officiate the funeral service at 2:00 p.m.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the Bellefontaine Cemetery in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Bush family.
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First United Methodist Church
201 N. Main St., Bellefontaine OH 43311