A memorial service for Paul F. Rush, age 78, of Thornville, was February 26, 2017, at Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral Home, Newark, with Pastor Mark Combs officiating.
Paul was born August 15, 1938, in Portsmouth, Ohio, to the late Frank and Virginia (Wear) Rush. He passed away February 21, 2017, at Mount Carmel Medical Center. Paul proudly served his country in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S. Newport News. Paul retired from Lucent Technologies. He enjoyed visiting with his friends from work and was a member of the Lancaster Gun Club. He loved his pets, especially his Westie named Archie.
He is survived by his loving family, wife, Debra; son, Philip (Lori); daughter, Paula; and grandchildren, Erica, Caleb, Jarrad, Maxwell, and Benjamin.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by Donna J. Rush.
Memorial contributions may be to the American Cancer Society.
The Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral Home is honored to care for the Rush family.