• "To The Rushing Family: Joe was a great friend and a..."
    - Rick Leyba
  • "So unreal Daddy that your gone."
    - Lori Rushing
  • - David Ramsey
  • "To Billie's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11..."

Billie J. Rushing LAKE STATION, IN - Billie J. Rushing, age 79, of Lake Station, IN, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018. He was born on April 26, 1939 in Marion, KY to Henry and Virginia (Hunter) Rushing. Billie is survived by his sons, Billie (Tammie) Rushing Jr. of Valparaiso, Brian (Dina Cortez) Rushing of Lake Station, Barry (Julie) Rushing of Portage; daughters, Patricia Lewis of Hebron, Angelia (David) Tretter of Lake Station and Lori Rushing of Portage; ten grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife of 48 years, Anna (Benton) Rushing; daughter, Ginger Rushing; great grandchild, Logan Lewis; son in law, Jerry Lewis; daughter in law, Jacqueline Rushing. Billie was a carman for E.J. & E. Railroad and retired from there after 35 years of service. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at EDMONDS & EVANS FUNERAL HOME, PORTAGE CHAPEL, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368, with Pastor Rusty Shields officiating. Burial to follow at Heritage Cemetery, Portage, IN. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Online condolences to the family may be made at


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Published in The Times on May 16, 2018