Mr. Fred Rushing

(Tuesday, August 9, 2011)

Sulligent, AL - Fred Rushing, age 80, of Sulligent, Alabama, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at his residence.

Visitation, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 11, 2011, at Norwood Funeral Home Chapel, Guin, Alabama. Funeral service, 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 12, 2011, at Norwood Funeral Home Chapel in Sulligent, Alabama. Bro. Bill Duncan and Bro. Dale Ford officiating. Burial in Sulligent City Cemetery, Sulligent, Alabama. Pallbearers, Heath Butler, Haig Butler, Gregg Butler, David Dean, Dustin Myers, Myers Dean, David Myers, Robert Myers, Will Myers, Lee Myers Kevin Myers, and Danny Wayne Smith.

Mr. Rushing was born in Lamar County, Alabama, to the late Walter M. and Sarah Jane Carden Rushing and step-mother, Dora Hollis Rushing. A member of the Union Ridge Freewill Baptist Church and a resident of the Taylor Springs Community. He served in the Marines in the Korean War. He was owner and operator of the Amoco Service Station in Sulligent for many years and he had retired from the Hyster Plant in 1994.

He is survived by his wife, Grace Myers Rushing of Sulligent, AL.; 2 daughters, Teresa (Johnny) Hulsey of Sulligent, AL., and Deborah (Bill) Mason of Cottondale, AL.; 3 sons, Jeffrey (Jodie) Rushing of Crystal River, FL., and Jeremy and Jamie Rushing both of Sulligent, AL.; 6 grandchildren, Brandon (Emily) Crawford, Tammy Wood, Amber (Walt) Larisey, Aaron (Ashley) Hulsey, Danielle Rushing and Andrew Mason; 6 great-grandchildren: Hunter Wood, Kaylee Crawford, Dexter Crawford, Luke Larisey, John Cole Larisey and Lily Claire Hulsey; 5 brothers and sisters-in-law, Juanita (Larry) Butler, Wayne Myers, Richard Myers, Cynthia Myers and Larry (Sharon) Myers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter M. and Sarah Jane Carden Rushing and a step-mother, Dora Hollis Rushing; 1 sister, Gloria Rushing Brown; and 1 brother, Jimmy Lynn Rushing; 2 brothers-in-law, Robert (Candy) Myers and Jerry (Mule) Myers; and his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Llewellyn and Bobbie Myers.

Norwood Funeral Homes, Inc. of Sulligent, Alabama directing.

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