John Godbold Bush, 79, died June 4, 2011 in Orange Park, Fla.
He was born Jan. 19, 1932 in Gosport. He served his country proudly in the United States Army. He went on to make his career in customer service with Smurfit/Stone Corporation and retired after 45 years of dedicated service.
Survivors include his loving wife of 40 years, Carol Bush; two sons, Jeff (Christine) Reese, Christopher Bush; two daughters, Lisa (Shawn) Roman, Lori Burnham; two brothers, Ken (Nita) Bush, Herbert (Gerri) Bush; one sister, Ann (Bryant) Kennedy; five grandchildren, Amanda, Elizabeth, Savannah, Jack, Nicole and many other loving family members and friends.
He touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.
The service was June 10 at 11:30 a.m. at New Grace Church at Fleming Island, Fla. with Rev. Jon Shuler officiating. Burial was in the Jacksonville National Cemetery in Jacksonville, Fla.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials in John’s name be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America or the ALS Foundation.
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Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home of Orange Park, Fla. directed.