Robert Charles Bush Jr.

Robert Charles Bush Jr., 62, of Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away July 7, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his family.

He was born Sept. 24, 1950, in Parkersburg, to the late Robert C. Bush and Thelma L. Huffman Bush of Parkersburg.

Bob was a 1967 graduate of Parkersburg High School and was a caddie at the Minnie Bell Golf Course in his young years. He worked at Demuth Glass, Diamond Glass and AB Chance. He enjoyed spending winters in Ft. Myers and trout fishing in the West Virginia hills. He enjoyed motorcycle riding and living life to the fullest. On Fridays you could find him playing cards with his poker buddies.

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert C. Bush Sr., on Oct. 3, 1997; his brother, William G. Bush, on June 8, 1998; and his wife, Annie Long Bush, on Sept. 24, 2004. He is survived by his partner and friend, Judith Cooper; his mother, Thelma L. Huffman Bush; sister, Beth A. Bush Farnsworth (Ted) of Parkersburg; two nephews, Ted Farnsworth (Misty) of Davisville and Chris Farnsworth (Jess) of Parkersburg; and several great-nieces and nephews.

As per Bob’s request, there will be no services.

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