Carl E. Rush

  • "Carl was one of the first, and most welcoming, people we..."
    - Lisa Geitgey
  • "My deepest sympathy to the Rush family. Had not seen Carl..."
    - Tad Johns
  • "So very sorry for loss. I waited on him many times at the..."
    - Donna Moyer
  • "Carl was a guiding light in my young life working on the..."
  • "sincere condolences on dear Carl's passing.Such a great..."
    - Phyllis Amoroso

Rush Carl E. Rush, age 79, of Plain City, passed away Monday morning, January 9, 2017 at his residence. Born July 27, 1937 in Canal Winchester, graduated from Westerville High School and has been a resident of Madison County for over 60 years. Carl retired, from what he loved to do all his life, as a grain and livestock farmer. He was a member of the Resurrection Lutheran Church, Plain City Historical Society and Co-founder of Rushway Demo Derbys Inc. established in 1970. Preceded in death by his parents, four siblings, son-in-law and grandson. Survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Shirley (Dusenbury) Rush; children, Tammy Arnold, Karen (Brian) Wierzbinski and Jeff Rush; daughter-in-law, Billie Raymond; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 202 E. Main Street, (St. Rt. 161W), Plain City, where the funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, January 16, 2017. Special Thank You to The James Cancer Hospital Doctors and Staff for their care. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ohio Health Hospice, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43214 or The James Cancer and Solove Research Foundation, 660 Ackerman Rd., 6th floor, PO Box 183112, Columbus, Ohio 43218-3112. Visit to share a special memory.

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 10, 2017