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John Reuben Roush

July 16, 1951 December 31, 2018
John Reuben Roush
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Obituary for John Reuben Roush

John Reuben Roush, 67, of Lexington, Kentucky and Okeechobee, Florida, passed away December 31, 2018 at his residence in Okeechobee.

John was born July 16, 1951 in Maysville, Kentucky to the late William and Henrietta Lowe Roush. He was a Vietnam Combat Veteran who served his country honorably for 7 years in the US Army and 20 years in the US National Guard and achieved the rank of Sergeant Major. He was also retired from United Parcel Service where he was employed 34 years.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Brenda Stitt Roush; his daughters, Tia Roush Caldwell and her husband Bernie Caldwell and Ramissa Roush Thomas and her husband Ray Thomas; his grandchildren, Andrew Thomas, Ryan Thomas, Nathan Thomas, Emily Caldwell, and Caroline Caldwell; three sisters, Betty Adams, Billye Lee Phillips, Frances Cassell,; a brother Charles “Chuck” Roush; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister Amy Bussell and a brother, William “Willie” Roush.

Services for John Reuben Roush will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday January 6, 2019 at Brell & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Howard and Rev. Barry Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in the Lowe Roush Family Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the services on Sunday at the funeral home in Maysville and in Nicholasville, Kentucky on Saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Wellington Christian Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital Lexington


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

5

Jan

1:00 PM 1/5/2019 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/5/2019 4:00:00 PM
Wellington Christian Church

3224 Lexington Road
Lexington, Kentucky 40356

Wellington Christian Church
3224 Lexington Road Lexington 40356 Kentucky
United States

Visitation

Sunday

6

Jan

11:00 AM 1/6/2019 11:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM 1/6/2019 2:00:00 PM
Brell & Son Funeral Home

620 E. Second Street
Maysville, KY 41056

Brell & Son Funeral Home
620 E. Second Street Maysville 41056 KY
United States

Service

Sunday

6

Jan

2:00 PM 1/6/2019 2:00:00 PM
Brell & Son Funeral Home

620 E. Second Street
Maysville, KY 41056

Rev Danny Howard Rev Barry Phillips

Brell & Son Funeral Home
620 E. Second Street Maysville 41056 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lowe Roush Cemetery Final Resting Place

344 US 41
Manchester, OH 45144

344 US 41 Manchester 45144 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Shriners Hospital Lexington

110 Conner Ter
Lexington, Kentucky 40508
Shriners Hospital, Lexington Kentucky
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