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Robert Gentry (Bobby) Rush, 83, Metcalfe Co., KY

Mr. Rush was a highly respected citizen of Metcalfe County, KY. He was a merchant, a farmer, and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the North Main Church of Christ in Edmonton. He was the father of Col. Wm. Casey Elementary School Principal Patty Jones and leaves a number of relatives in Adair Co., KY.

Robert Gentry "Bobby" Rush Jr. age 83 of Edmonton died Friday October 1, 2010 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be held at 2pmCT, Monday, October 4, 2010, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East ST, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the New Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4pmCT until 8pmCT, Sunday, October 3, 2010, and after 9amCT, Monday, October 4, 2010, at the funeral home.

He was the son of the late Robert Gentry Rush Sr and Katherine Palmore Rush.

He was a highly respected citizen of Metcalfe County. He was a former merchant in Edmonton, KY. He and his wife owned and operated Rush's Market on the Square in Edmonton, KY for a number of years.

He was a member of the North Main Church of Christ at Edmonton, KY and was a U.S. Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife Doris Mitchell Rush, and the following:
  • One daughter: Patty (Barry) Jones of Columbia, KY

  • One grand daughter: Kelly Jones of Columbia, KY

  • Two step grandchildren: Ashley Jones of Tennessee and Wesley Jones, Columbia, KY

  • One niece and one nephew: Rhonda Malaby of Virginia and Randy Rush of Glasgow, KY
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Rush.

Butler Funeral Home, 201 East ST, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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