Robert M. Bush

Oct 6 1934
Feb 14 2019
84 Years
Atglen, Pennsylvania

Robert M. Bush, 84, of Atglen, passed away on Thursday, February 14th, 2019 under the care of Harrison Senior Living of Christiana. He was the beloved husband of Virginia Graybeal Bush with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Born in Cochranville, he was the son of the late Caroline (Chambers) and H. Willis Bush. 

Bob was a graduate of the former Cochranville High School. In his early years he worked on the family farm, then later became a self employed carpenter for over 30 years.

Bob was a member of the United Methodist Church and most recently he attended the Parkesburg United Methodist Church. He was a former member and past president of the Christiana Lions Club. He enjoyed baseball, bowling, golfing and traveling.

He is survived, in addition to his wife, by his four children; Beverly Bush and companion Jeff Miller of Harrisburg, Thomas Bush and wife Jody of Parkesburg, Curtis Bush and wife Paula of Atglen and Andrea Reever and husband Mike of Denver, PA, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by all his siblings, Jean Kline, Helen Myers, Willis Bush, John Bush, Edith Hilaman and Mildred Farmer.

The family would like to especially thank the staff at Harrison Senior Living in Christiana and Hospice & Community Care for their professional care and kindness shown to Bob and the family.

The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 11 AM at Parkesburg United Methodist Church, 411 Main St, Parkesburg, PA 19365, with a viewing at the Church from 9:30 AM until 11 AM.  The interment will be held at Glen Run Cemetery of Atglen following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkesburg U.M. Church at the above address.  

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg.  Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Feb 22 2019 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Parkesburg United Methodist Church


Mr Bush will be greatly missed.  He was a member of our church family, but now he is a member of the great family of Heaven.


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My deepest condolence to everyone...

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Virginia, and Family...We are so sorry to learn of Bob’s death. He was a great man! Please know you are all in our thoughts and our prayers.

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We are so sorry to hear of you and your family's loss.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.  May you be blessed with the peace that passes all understanding. With love and sympathy, Terry and Linda

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Dear Tom and Jody-

Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Lisa Wilde

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We are saddened by Bob's passing but take comfort knowing he will be living on in the memories and lives of his family and friends.

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To the Bush family so sorry to hear of Mr. Bush's passing.  He is with the angels now.  Keeping you all in thought and prayer.

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