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Micheal Bush, 34, of Clarendon, died at 8:40 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 in St. Vincentâ€™s Health Care following an extended illness.
He was born April 4, 1980 in St. Marys 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.Va.; 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.
Â He was preceded in death by a grandfather William Blankenship; an aunt, Beverly Blankenship; and a nephew, Johnie Bush III.
Funeral and committal services for Micheal Bush will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 23 in the Christian Missionary Alliance Church, Warren with Reverend Frank Lanza, pastor, Assembly of God, Warren officiating. Friends will be received at the Borden-Lloyd Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 22.
Memorial donations may be made in Michealâ€™s honor to the Assembly of God Church, Warren.