Micheal Bush, 34, Clarendon, went home to his Lord and Savior at 8:40pm, Friday, April 18, 2014 in St. Vincent’s Health Care following an extended illness. He was born April 4, 1980 in St. Mary’s to John H. and Carolyn S. Blankenship Bush, Sr. of Kane.
A lifelong Kane and Clarendon resident, Micheal had been employed in powdered metal and waste treatment facilities. A member of First Assembly of God, Warren, he enjoyed playing baseball and basketball at church camps. In addition, Mike liked to watch NASCAR and when possible hunt and fish. A talented musician, he was the life of the party but felt most alive and at peace with a tent, campfire and guitar. It was during these times that many of his compositions were created.
In addition to his parents, Micheal is survived by two sons, Micheal P. and Malichi J. Bush, Front Royal, VA; a sister Rebecca S. Bush Lucas with husband Larry, Huntington, W.V.; two brothers, John H. Bush, Jr. with wife Molly, Pleasantville and Kevin D. Bush with wife Kelly, Clarendon; grandparents, Barbara Blankenship, Joyce Reinard, and Donald Bush, Sr.; aunts and uncles, Donald and Jim Bush, Billy, Terry, Darrell, Larry , Dywane, Roger, Timmy, Steve, and Dennis Blankenship, Beverly Austin, Drema Knapp, Janet Utt, Barbie LaBranch, and Tammy Mocney; and nieces and nephews, Kayla, Katelinn, Kyanna, Hayley, Kevin, Annabelle, Leigha, and Alyssa.
He was preceded in death by a grandfather William Blankenship, an aunt, Beverly Blankenship and a nephew, Johnie Bush III.
Funeral and committal services will be held at 11:00am, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in the Christian Missionary Alliance Church, Warren with Reverend Frank Lanza, pastor, Assembly of God, Warren officiating. Friends will be received at the BordenLloyd Funeral Home from 7:009:00pm, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Memorial donations may be made in Micheal’s honor to the Assembly of God Church, Warren.