GENEVA — Louis D. “Red” Bush, age 81, a resident of Sherman St., Geneva, Ohio, died unexpectedly Monday morning, August 13, 2012, at his residence.
Born Oct. 13, 1930, in Ashtabula, Ohio, he was the son of the late Howard and Florence (Colby) Bush and has been an area resident all of his life. He was a graduate of Kingsville High School. Mr. Bush was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving two enlistment’s, 1951-1960 during the Korean Conflict.
For 37 years, he was employed with the U.S. Postal Service, retiring in 1991 as a mail carrier with Geneva.
Mr. Bush was a member of the American Legion Post #124 and the Postal Union. He was an avid bowler, winning the County Bowling Tournament in 1963, and has also recorded a 300 game. He was also active with the Geneva Recreation Dept.
Survivors include two step-brothers, Norman (Roberta) Hopkins of Geneva and Howard (Kathy) Kennedy Jr. of Ashtabula; a step-sister, Bonnie McKelby of Ashtabula; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, Howard and Florence, his step-father, Ernest Morgan, and a sister, Delores Lett, all preceded him in death.
Funeral Services will be held 4 p.m., Thursday, August 16th, at the Geneva Home of the FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS, INC., 323 S. Broadway, Geneva, with the Rev. Bruce Hitchcock, of the Geneva United Methodist Church, officiating. Geneva Post #6846 of the V.F.W. will provide Military Honors immediately following the service.
Visitation will be Thursday from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
Burial of cremains will be 11 a.m., Monday, August 20th, at Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post #124, P.O. Box 150, Geneva, Ohio 44041.
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