Fredric “Fred” Emil Rush, 61, of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:37 AM at his residence. He was born on August 4, 1948 in Greenville, Ohio to the late Gene & Julia G. (McCarty) Rush.
Fred worked at Whirlpool for 37 years and was a member of the United States Air Force. He was a former member of the VFW, Moose Lodge and Eagles in Greenville. He loved taking walks in the woods, bird watching and golf.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sister, Susan Rush and sister in law, Effie Rush.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Hampshire) Rush of Greenville, Ohio whom he married on December 31, 1986; daughters and son in law, Tammy Swartz of Greenville, Ohio and her children, Daniel, Taylor, and Andrew; Tonya (Chris) Curfew of Indiana and their children, Brandon, Alex, Corbin and Morgan; step daughters and sons in law, Elizabeth (Randy) Wombolt of Greenville, Ohio and their children, Dustin (Abigail) Wombolt, Cody (Nicole) Wombolt, Megan (Rob) Taylor, Candy Cook and Bob Werner of Greenville, Ohio and their children, Nicholas Brant, Chelsea Brant and Cheyenne Werner, Sandy (Ron) Rehmert of Union City, Ohio and their children, Brandon Rehmert and Shelby Rehmert, Jeanie (Mike) Turner of Union City, Indiana and their children, Ramie Turner and Brianne Turner; 4 great grandchildren; brothers and sister in law, James & Kwana Rush of Cantonment, Florida and Ronald Rush of Greenville, Ohio as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a service held on Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Terry Haworth officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenmound Cemetery, New Madison, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Friday, November 27, 2009 from 5-7 PM at the funeral home.
A full military service will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.