Mr. Rush was a truck driver for Goldkist with 26 years of service and a member of Beulah Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Joey Rush, and a brother, Barney Rush.
Survivors include his wife, Mervin Lee Rush; children and their spouses, Mark Rush of Carrollton, Rebecca and Dallas Harmon of Cartersville, Ronnie and Deneen Rush and Jonathan and Mia Rush all of Carrollton; sisters and spouses, Joyce Helen Lloyd, Betty and James Huddleston, Louise and Jimmy Yates and Judy and Phil Gardner; brother and sister-in-law, Ronnie and Janice Rush; grandchildren, Kelly Rush, Kristin Rush, Macy Rush, Noah Rush, Kylie Rush, Bethany Harmon and Timothy Harmon; also a great-grandchild, Avery.
A private burial was conducted at an earlier date in Carroll Memory Gardens and a Celebration of Life service will be conducted Saturday, October 27, 2012, at 3 p.m. from Beulah Baptist Church for family and friends. Please bring a covered dish and join us for food and fellowship following the service.
Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com.
Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel, Carrollton.