Obituary for TTA Member Billy F. Bush of Franklin, TX

Feb 3, 1934 – April 23, 2014

Billy Francis “Booty” Bush, 80, of Franklin, Texas, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Bryan. Services are set for 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, at First Baptist Church in Franklin. The Rev. Jimmy Sanders will officiate. Burial will follow in the Bush Family Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, at McCauley Funeral Home in Franklin.

He was born on February 3, 1934 in Franklin, Texas to Stewart Bush and Lizzie (Knight) Bush. He was a graduate of Franklin High School and married Janet Box on August 6, 1954. He was a self-employed dozer operator for 50 years before his retirement in 1999.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife; son, Joe Bush; brothers, Raymond Bush, Willis Bush and Bobby Joe Bush.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Kathy & Lonny Dewberry of Franklin; son, Billy A. Bush of Franklin; daughter-in-law, Nikki Bush of College Station; sister, Elizabeth Marino of Bryan; brother and sisters-in-law, Bernard and Pat Box of Franklin and Martha Bush of Franklin; five grandchildren – Chris Bush and wife, Amanda, Angie Bush, Dana Donaldson, Laura Roark and husband, Brandon, Katie Bradshaw; eight great-grandchildren, Blake Bush, Avery Bush, Chazni Brumfield, JoJo Brumfield, Matthew Sanders, Robby Donaldson, Tristin Roark and Isabell Roark; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley- 502 W. 26th Street Bryan, Texas 77803.