Clyde Bush

Clyde B. Bush, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Mr. Bush was born and raised in Chattanooga. He was a founding member of the former Westview Baptist Church now called Shelter Church. He retired as an overhead lineman with EPB and was a WWII Navy veteran. Clyde was also a member of the IBEW Local 846, a fifth-degree Mason and belonged to the Rossville Masonic Lodge 397. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth A. "Libby" Bush; parents, William and Myrtle Bush; grandson, Jared Bush; and brothers, James and Carl Bush. Surviving are his sons and daughters-in-law, Robert "Robin" and Teresa Bush, of Jackson, Tenn.; Rev. Dr. Clyde "Phil" and Carolyn Bush, of Alexandria, Va.; grandchildren, Amy and Doug Armstrong (and their daughters, Tyler Elizabeth "Libby" and Sawyer Matilda "Millie"), Adrienne and Matt Beall (and their daughter, London Avery) and Justin Bush; sisters, Flora Hundley, of Tool, Texas, and Rita Duckworth, of Phoenix, Ariz.; and brother, Richard and Rita Bush, of Phoenix; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 19, and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, at the funeral home. Funeral Services will be at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Clyde Bush and the Rev. Sterling Jetton officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Shelter Church or Amedysis Hospice. Please share your thoughts and memories at Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road.

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