Robert “Bob” Brush
November 26, 1936-August 20,2011
Visitation: Visitation will begin 2:00PM, with family present 6-8 p.m., Monday, August 22, 2011 at Anderson-Jones-Corcoran Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg, SD.
Service: Funeral Services will be 10:30 Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at the Harrisburg United Methodist Church with interment at Pleasant View Cemetery.
Robert “Bob” Brush, age 74, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2011 at the Royal C. Johnson Veterans Hospital. Funeral Services will be 10:30 Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at the Harrisburg United Methodist Church with interment at Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation will begin 2:00PM, with family present 6-8 p.m., Monday, August 22, 2011 at Anderson-Jones-Corcoran Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg, SD. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to the Royal C. Johnson Veteran’s Hospital.
Bob was born November 26, 1936 in Garden City, SD to George and Lillian (Wagner) Brush. He graduated from Garden City High School. He joined the Navy in 1953 serving on the USS Allegash as a radio operator.
He married Beverly Gillies on August 14, 1958 in Mobridge, SD. Together the couple had 2 children, Kathy and Doug.
After leaving the service he held various jobs including: police officer, owning a garbage route, and retired from driving truck in 2000. He enjoyed watching his family and friends activities, NASCAR, baseball, and was an avid Cubs fan. He also was known to drive his golf cart around supervising various projects in town. He spent his last 44 years enjoying Harrisburg living.
Survivors include his wife, Bev, Harrisburg, SD; son, Doug (Dee) Brush, Harrisburg, SD; daughter, Kathy (Glen) Danielsen, Viborg, SD; grandchildren, Kasey, Lindsey, Libby, Dalton, Rob, Kevin, Kristina, and Wendy; 10 great-grandchildren, Hadley, Aleha, Brynley, Cooper, Elizabeth, Chayden. Jace, Kiya, Rhonda, and A.J. ; great-great-grandchildren, Elle, Gage, and Gavin; brother, Louie (Joyce) Brush, Clark, SD; special friends, Marshall and Paula Drexler, Harrisburg, SD; and a host of other relatives and friends.