Leonard Rudy Rush of Rolla, Missouri was born on April 10, 1926 in Edgar Springs, Missouri to Leonard R. and Leona (Price) Rush and passed away Friday, May 1, 2020 at the age of 94 years.
On October 17, 1947, he married Ruby J. (Roberts) Rush.
Rudy enjoyed cattle farming, hunting, and fishing. He loved playing checkers with his great grandchildren. He also enjoyed his second family at the Missouri Veteran’s Home in St. James, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Leona Rush; wife, Ruby on August 17, 2007; and son, Danny Rush.
He is survived by three sons, Bill Rush and wife Loretta of Bismark, North Dakota, David Rush of St. James, Missouri and Donald Rush and wife Donna of Hazelwood, Missouri; one daughter, Shirley Cochran and husband Jim of Perryville, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Linda Rush of Rolla, Missouri; one brother, Norman Rush of Orlando, Florida; two sisters, Lillian “Bert” Cannon of Rolla, Missouri and Mildred Barton of Seattle, Washington; eight grandchildren, Craig Rush, Clay Rush, Curt Rush, Jeremy Rush, Vickie Shackelford, Amy Mauck, Renea Ramirez and Jared Cochran; 16 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri. All COVID-19 restrictions including social distancing applied.
Graveside service was held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at the Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Rolla, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
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