October 25, 1936 - January 29, 2015
Dale Leon Rush, 78, of Wellington, IL, passed away at 3:15 P.M. Thursday January 29, 2015 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care Center in Hoopeston, IL. Dale was born on October 25, 1936 in Milford, IL, the son of Victor and Lois (Briggs) Rush. He married Frances “Joanna” Anderson on October 1, 1960 in East Lynn, IL. She survives in Wellington, IL. Dale is survived by two daughters: Mary Jo (Jimmy) Polson of Hoopeston, IL and Vicki (Steve) Whiteman of Stafford, VA; one brother: Philip (Fawn) Rush of Alexandria, VA; one sister-in-law: Judith Rush of Hoopeston, IL; two grandchildren: Matthew Whiteman of Norfolk, VA and Jessica (Raymond) McConnell of Lexington, VA; several nieces and nephews and one very special family member: Gayle Rush of Bethany, DE. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother: Richard Rush and one brother-in-law: James Anderson. Dale worked as an appliance repairman for Sheridan’s Appliance Store in Hoopeston, owned and operated Montgomery Ward in Hoopeston, IL and later opened his own business Rush Appliance Repair. Dale was a member of the Wellington United Methodist Church. Dale belonged to the Hoopeston Jaycees where he was very active for many years and received the highest Honor: The JCI Senatorship Award. He also was very active in the Wellington Lions Club and the Moose Lodge. Dale served on the Wellington Village Council for many years. He enjoyed tinkering around his farm, flying remote control planes and watching Nascar. Dale’s greatest enjoyment came from spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren. A visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday February 3, 2015 at the Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday February 4, 2015 at the Anderson Funeral Home with Pastor Andy Maxwell officiating. Per his wishes cremation rites will follow services. Burial will be held at a later date with Military rites accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post # 384 and Hoopeston VFW Post # 4826. Memorials may be directed to Wellington Lions Club or Wellington Greer Fire Department.
Dale Leon Rush, 78, of Wellington, IL, passed away at 3:15 P.M. Thursday January 29, 2015 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care Center in Hoopeston, IL. Dale was born on October 25, 1936 in Milford, IL, the son of Victor and Lois (Briggs)... View Obituary & Service Information
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