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In Memory of Robert Bush


August 20, 1948 - April 19, 2019

Robert Lynn "Bob" Bush, age 70, passed away unexpectedly at his home on April 19, 2019. He Was born on August 20, 1948 in Salem, Ohio to Harry and Alice (Decker) Bush. He graduated from West Branch High School. Bob served three years in the US Army. He lived in Homeworth, OH until about 1980 when he moved to Cumberland, WI and made that his permanent residence until his death. He was lifelong member of the Middle Sandy Presbyterian Church in Homeworth, Ohio, and never transferred his membership to a church in Cumberland. Bob worked at Seneca Foods in Cumberland until he got a job at Jennie-O Turkey Store in Barron, WI. He worked there for 30 years, until his death. Bob was a very quiet and shy person around strangers but loved talking to people that he knew. He loved to make things out of wood, play games, put puzzles together and bake. Mostly, he loved his family and spending time with them. His favorite thing to do was bake pies and take them to family gatherings.

Bob is survived by five sisters: Joanne Melton of Cumberland, Linda Bush of Austintown, Ohio, Janet (Craig) Davidson of Louisville, Ohio, Gayle Bush and Nancy Bush both of Homeworth, Ohio; three brothers: Richard Bush of Homeworth, Ohio, George (Chong Min) Bush of Louisville, Ohio and Ron Bush of Homeworth, Ohio; many cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, David Bush.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Skinner Funeral Home in Cumberland with full military honors to follow. Burial will be at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers are Jodie Knoop, Steve Knoop, Gayle Rodriguez, Mike Rodriguez, Chris Steinburg and Austin Steinburg. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service on Thursday.


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