Ronald G. Rush age 69, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 11:16 A.M. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at his residence. Ronald was born September 4, 1945 in Greenville, Ohio to the late Gene & Julia (McCarty) Rush.
Ronald is survived by a daughter & son-in-law, Nicole & Jason Lowder of Greenville; son, Mark Rush of West Virginia; grandchildren, Austin Lowder, Aubree Lowder, Kyle Rush and Christina Lucy; step-daughters, Michele Trissell & Jerry Wright, Julia Helman and Stacey & Jeff Weigandt; step-grandchildren, Jesse Wright, Daniel Helman and Amanda Gibson; and brother, Jim Rush of Florida.
In addition to his parents, Ronald was also preceded in death by his wife, Effie Rush; step-son-in-law, Dion Helman; and brother, Fred Rush.
Ronald served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Ronald retired from Sprint Telephone Company in Greenville and later worked for Greenville City Street Department and NAPA Auto Parts in Greenville. Ronald was an entrepreneur. He was a member of the Greenville V.F.W., American Legion and Fraternal Order of Eagles.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Terry Haworth officiating. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison with Military Honors conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. In honor of his late wife and numerous friends, memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Darke County. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com