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Harry William ‘Dick’ Bush
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Memorial services for Harry William “Dick” Bush, 84, of Mt. Airy, formerly of Broxton, are scheduled for 6 p.m. today, March 7, at Glad Tidings Assembly of God, Toccoa, with the Rev. Ken Kelly and the Rev. Harry Michael officiating. A second memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Oak Grove Methodist Church, Broxton, with the Rev. Ken Kelly and the Rev. Harry Michael officiating.

The family will receive friends at Glad Tidings Assembly of God immediately following the memorial service.

Mr. Bush died Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

Born Sept. 18, 1929, in Tampa, Fla., he was the son of the late Clarence A. and Emma Lee Williams Bush. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma Brady Bush; second wife, Patsy Kelly Bush; brothers, Bill Bush and Buck Bush; and son-in-law, Ken Hamric.

Mr. Bush attended both the Baptist and Methodist churches. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the Korean Conflict. Mr. Bush was a retired diesel mechanic with the Greyhound bus line and was the owner of Bush Bus Diesel.

Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Merry Carol and Harold Scott of Mt. Airy, Becky and Steve Crowe of Danielsville; daughter, Fran Hamric; stepdaughters, Kelly Krekemeyer of Winder, Karen Sheffield of Lawrenceville, Kathy Sheffield of Lawrenceville; son, Harry William Bush II of Mableton; stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Timothy and Paulette Sheffield of Lawrenceville; brother, Jack Bush of Broxton; grandchildren, Amanda Crowe, Adam Crowe, Adrianna Crowe, Daniel Kelly, Nora Jean Bush, Bradley Krekemeyer, Katrina Krekemeyer, Shane Krekemeyer, Marcus Moncayo, Brandon Moncayo, Jason Sheffield, Cameron Sheffield; and four great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, 3343 Peachtree Road, NE #M20, Atlanta, GA 30326

Those wishing to express online condolences to the Bush family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.

The Northeast Georgian

Friday, March 7, 2014