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Byron Kenton "Buddy" Rush

January 20, 1942 – October 2, 2018

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Obituary for Byron Kenton "Buddy" Rush

Byron Kenton “Buddy” Rush, 76, of Louisville passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018. He was born in Summer Shade, KY January 20, 1942, the son of Ralph Kenton Rush and Maymie Brooks Rush. Byron was a member of Cedar Springs Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Charles Rush and Talmadage Rush and sister, Patricia Rush.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Suzanne Glover Rush; sons, Byron Bruce Rush (Tonya) of Burlington, North Carolina and Nathan Todd Rush (Carla) of Louisville, KY; grandchildren, Hillary Schickel (Will), Madeline, Trenton and Carson Rush; great-grandchild, Riley Shickel; brother, Ancel Rush (Jolene) ; sisters, Lena Margaret Dickerson, Mary Stephens (Jerry) and Pansy Sue Romines, and sisters-in-law, Marine Rush and Ella Rush.

His funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd. with visitation from 11:00 a.m. until the time of his service Thursday at Highlands.

His burial will be at Rush Family Cemetery, Summer Shade, KY at 11:00 a.m. CT Friday.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Carson Rush Foundation, Community Foundation of Louisville, 325 W. Main Street, Suite 1110, Louisville, KY 40202.

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First Visitation

When Thursday, October 4th, 2018 11:00am - 2:00pm
Highlands Funeral Home
3331 Taylorsville Rd.
Louisville, KY 40205
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Service Information

Thursday, October 4th, 2018 2:00pm
Matthew Ashby
Highlands Funeral Home
3331 Taylorsville Rd.
Louisville, KY 40205

Interment Information

Friday, October 5th, 2018 11:00am
Rush Family Cemetery
Highway 163
Summer Shade, Kentucky 42166
Interment Extra Info
Burial is at 11:00 a.m. CST
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