E. Willard Rush of Phoenixville E. Willard Rush, 72, of Phoenixville, formerly of Perkasie, passed away suddenly on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Mercy Suburban Hospital, Norristown. Willard was born to the late Elwyn Y. and Bertha G.(Moyer) Rush. He was a graduate of Pennridge High School, class of 1957 and a graduate of Lansdale School of Business. Willard was an avid Phillies fan, he enjoyed singing and was a history buff. He loved his family and was a devout Christian. He is survived by four daughters; Marilyn Dawn Vega of Nottingham, Jane and her husband Rick Davis and Sharon and her husband Steve Phillips, all of Kennett Square, and Donna Gail Rush and her husband Bob Sloan of Atlanta, Ga.; three sons, John D. and his wife Meg Rush and Matthew Eric Rush, all of Kennett Square, and Steven A. Rush of Lillington, N.C.; two brothers, Raymond (Shirley) Rush of Perkasie and Kenneth (Dolly) Rush of Perkasie; and a sister, Ruth Ann McGuigan of Hatfield; along with 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ervin L. Rush. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 29, at Line Lexington Mennonite Church, 80 Hilltown Pike, Line Lexington, PA 18932, where friends may meet with the family from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Burial in adjoining church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Penn Foundation, P.O. Box 32, 807 Lawn Ave., Sellersville, PA 18960. Arrangements by Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 East Broad St., Souderton, PA 18964. To send online condolences to the family, visit www.andersfh.com
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Published in The Daily Local on Mar. 27, 2012