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Howard David Rush

November 4, 1937 July 13, 2019
Howard David Rush
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Funeral services for Howard David Rush, age 81, of North Zulch, will be held 5 P.M., Monday, July 15, 2019 at Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville, Texas. Bro. Glenn Connor will officiate the service, and interment will follow in Willowhole Cemetery in North Zulch.

Pallbearers: Matt Stewart, Jr., David Stewart, Kenny Andrus, Quentin Rush, Less Rush, Jack Aaron May, Collin Bradford, Dustin McMillan, Sam Pat “Patrick” Roberts

Howard David Rush was born November 4, 1937 in Bryan, Texas to parents, Simmie Parker & Annie Mae (Leonard) Rush. He grew up in North Zulch and was a graduate of North Zulch High School. Howard had learned to weld at an early age in order to help out his family. This skill enabled him to later become a pipeliner, which he remained all of his life. Howard worked as a pipeliner all across America, the North Sea, Africa and Alaska. He was also a welder inspector and business agent for Local 798 Pipeliner’s Union and served as Vice President at one time.

Howard always boasted of keeping a garden, but most of the hard work was done by his wife, Etta Pearl. He also enjoyed hunting, playing golf and fishing. Before his death, Howard had been planning his latest fishing trip. Howard was a lifelong resident of North Zulch and a member of First Baptist Church in North Zulch.

Howard passed away July 13, 2019 at his home. He was preceded in death by both of his parents; sisters, Leola McLain, Inez Grey and Mable Stewart; brothers, Raymond R. Rush, S.P. “Boss” Rush and George Dalton Rush; granddaughter, Allison Lewis and great-granddaughter, Kyndall Pickard.

Surviving family members include wife, Etta Pearl (Jeffries) Rush of North Zulch; son, Bennie Rush & wife, Margaret “Martee” of Huntsville; daughter, Cheryl Cowart & husband, Stephen of Oakhurst; sister, Janiece Andrus & husband, Weldon of Sweeny; grandchildren, Candice Tyler & husband, Morgan, Dr. Bennie Rush, II & wife, Katie, Caleb Cowart and Jason Anderson & wife, Laci and great-grandchildren, Luke David Rush, Kynlee Lewis, Hallie Rush, Grace Tyler and Tucker Anderson.

Arrangements are under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville, Texas.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

15

Jul

4:00 PM 7/15/2019 4:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 7/15/2019 5:00:00 PM
Madisonville Funeral Home

1511 E. Main St.
Madisonville, TX 77864

Madisonville Funeral Home
1511 E. Main St. Madisonville 77864 TX
United States

Service

Monday

15

Jul

5:00 PM 7/15/2019 5:00:00 PM
Madisonville Funeral Home

1511 E. Main St.
Madisonville, TX 77864

Madisonville Funeral Home
1511 E. Main St. Madisonville 77864 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Willowhole Cemetery Final Resting Place

Willow Hole Church
North Zulch, TX 77872

Willow Hole Church North Zulch 77872 TX
United States
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