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John M. Rush

April 17, 1945 - December 2, 2013

Etowah, NC

John M. ìJackî Rush, 68 of Etowah died Monday, December 2, 2013 at Pardee Memorial Hospital.

A native of New Jersey, he was the son of the late Martin & Mary Louise Rush. Jack is also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Virginia L. ìGingerî Steele-Rush; a brother, Danny; and a sister, Susie.

He was retired and was of the Methodist faith. Jack was a selfless and caring person always putting the needs of others first. He was looked up to and was a much respected individual. Jackís famous words were, ìIíve got things to doî.

He is survived by two children, Trisha L. Rogers and her husband Mike of Kentucky and Mark W. Rush Senior Chief US Navy currently stationed in San Diego, CA; three grandchildren, Christina Rush, Zachary S. Brown, & Caitlyn Rush; a great-granddaughter, Annabelle Curtis; a sister, Madeline Morris; a brother, Karl Rush; and several nieces & nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 8:00 PM on Friday, December 6, 2013 at the Kirby Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Interment will take place at Bloomsbury Cemetery in New Jersey. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday at the funeral home.

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