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Charles Richard Rushing Sr.


1931 - 2014 Obituary Condolences Gallery Flowers
Charles Richard Rushing Sr., 82, died Sunday, March 23, 2014. Service: 3 p.m. Thursday in the North Chapel of Moore Funeral Home. Visitation: 2 to 3 p.m. Burial: will follow in Moore Memorial Gardens. The family invites friends to join them for a light fare at the Moore Funeral Home following the committal service. Charles was born April 14, 1931, in Kosciusko, Miss., to Elic and Annie Rushing. He joined the Army and served during the Korean War receiving the Korean Service Medal with one bronze star, Combat Infantry Badge and United Nations Service Medal and was honorably discharged Sept. 27, 1952. He married Betty Sue Morgan on Dec. 26, 1953. Charles was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Polytechnic Lodge No. 925. He was employed for 40 years by Bell Helicopter, a job he loved. Mr. Rushing Sr. was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Sue Rushing; his only son, Charles Richard Rushing Jr.; and all six siblings. Survivors: Daughters, Melody Frank of Arlington and Mona Williams of Lawrenceville, Ga.; and grandchildren, Jeffrey Allan Bradfield, James Williams, Stephen Williams and Anna Williams.
Published in Star-Telegram on Mar. 25, 2014
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