NEWARK - Gordon R. "Rusty" Bush, was called home to his maker's loving arms after a long illness on Sunday (January 9, 2011) at the age of 80.
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A Memorial Service will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday (Jan. 14) at the Walworth Baptist Church with a reception to follow in the church hall. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to your favorite charity or to the Bush family c/o Yost Funeral Home, 123 W. Main St. Palmyra, 14522.
Gordon was a farmer in Walworth for many years. He had been the caretaker of Walworth Cemetery for over 26 years and also worked at Wayne Central School for 10 years.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 63 years, Dolores Mason Bush; sons: Daniel, Donald (Kecia), Mike (Karen) and Gordon M. (James); daughters: Hope Anne and Heather (Ted) Close; grandchildren: Jodi (Mike) Jason, Amber, Jessi (Chris) Jansan, Karley, Kendra, Karissa, Katrina, Beau and Jake; step grandchildren: Kenneth, Vicki and Kevin; great-grandchildren: Kamron and Dominick; his brother, Frank (Pam) Bush and their sons; sister, Lillian Hubright and her sons; and brother-in-law, William Weaver and his children.
He was predeceased by his sons: Steven W., Gordon R. and baby Bush; sister, ElsieJune Weaver; mother and father, Mildred and Roy Bush; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Gordon's family wishes to thank all of their friends and others for their prayers.
Online condolences may be made at www.rlyostfuneralhome.com.
Published in Finger Lakes Times from Jan. 10 to Jan. 12, 2011