Roy Richard Rush, Sr.

12/04/1947 - 07/14/2021


Obituary For Roy Richard Rush, Sr.

Longtime Eagle Creek resident, Roy Rush, Sr. died at his home, with his family by his side, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. He was 73.
A celebration of his life will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, July 23, 2021 at Sandy Church of the Nazarene 34717 SE Jarl Road, Boring, Oregon.
Roy Richard Rush was born December 4, 1947 in Bakersfield, California to Forrest “Pete” and June Chellatabelle (Whatley) Rush. He was raised in Bakersfield, Ca before entering into the US Army of November 29, 1965. He was honorably discharged on November 28, 1968. He married Venita Reisch on May 30, 1969 in Sandy, Or. For most of his working career, Roy was a chef. He an Venita owned and operated several restaurants in Hermiston, Oregon for many years before retiring and moving to Eagle Creek where they lived until his death.
Roy enjoyed family gatherings, fishing and friendly gambling.
● He is survived by his wife, Venita; daughter, June and her husband Brian Lavoie; sons Marvin, Wesley and Roy Rush, Grandchildren, Nicole and Dustin Mack, Ashley and Makayla Anderson and great grandson Elijah Rush.


23 Jul

Celebration of Life

02:00 PM

Sandy Church of the Nazarene 34717 SE Jarl Road Boring, OR 97009 Get Directions »
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  • 07/22/2021

    It was an honor to meet Roy at a special event we were at..... however the event allowed us to enjoy many other times both at church functions and at their gome%%% he was full of love and passion .... He will be missed.... Larry and Cherrie Simpso

  • 07/19/2021

    Worlds greatest dad grandpa he was loving devoted husband to his wife you are will always be loved dearly missed i love you dad you are a good man appreciate love you so much I will never forget you always I will keep your memory alive

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