James H Rush
- This eternal flame burns forever -
- in remembrance of 'James H Rush' -
James Harold Rush
80 0f DeWitt
James Harold Rush, age 80, died January 9, 2010. He was born January 20, 1929, to William Creed and Lilia Rush,
who precede him in death. Harold is a retired farmer, Army Veteran with the Signal Corp from the Korean War,
member of Good Sam's Mallard RV Club and member of Unity Missionary Baptist Church. He is preceded in death
by a daughter, Barbara Rush Mitchum, sister, Juanita Rush and brother, Lewis Rush.
Harold is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sharon Bullock Rush;
Children, Becki Luebke (Scot) of Crockett's Bluff, Brenda Hoyt (Rick) of Fayetteville, Bill Rush (Lisa) of DeWitt;
Grandchildren, Lila Manchester Kimbrell, Crystal Adams, Bree Rush, Megen (Je) Shepherd, Bo Mitcham,
Jackson Hoyt and Alex Rush; a great-grandchild, Layton Kimbrell and a sister, Evelyn Meins, of Stuttgart.
Harold Rush was a military hero, having been wounded by sniper fire during the Korean Conflict.
He was a radio operator, serving at the front lines and he was shot with injuries to his head, arm, and hand....
the radio operator who was with him at the same time was killed.
Harold had contacted all of the businesses, and doctor's offices, banks, etc around DeWitt
and asked them to save the tabs for the Ronald McDonald House....
through his efforts he collected several hundred pounds of tabs....
Harold was always sharing and giving to everyone... he always had a big garden and brought vegetables,
bunches of home grown asparagus, gallon zip locks filled with radishes, whatever he had to share,
and most of all, He will be greatly missed by all of his friends and fellow members of the Goodsams Mallards.
We will all miss him, James was a true friend and was a good man.
Funeral services were held Monday, January 11, 2010, at Unity Missionary Baptist Church.
Burial was at Crockett's Bluff Cemetery by Essex Funeral Home.
James went to meet our Lord
January 9, 2010
James Harold Rush!
Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rest.
by The Arkansas Goodsams
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