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Michael "Mike" Rush

June 1, 1960 ~ August 7, 2019 (age 59)


Michael Rush, 59, of Chattanooga, TN, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.


Michael was a devoted family man and an avid UT Vols football fan. He enjoyed cooking barbecue and feeding people, and loved watching his grandson play sports. He was a strong union member of the Local 43 that he joined when he was 18 years old. He was an employee of TVA.


He was preceded in death by his mother, Pat Rush; and grandparents.


He is survived by his loving wife, Beverly Rush; sons, Mike (Melissa) Rush Jr., Matt Rush; father, Don (Sherlene) Rush; brother, Donnie (Brenda) Rush; sisters, Reni (Doug) Curtis, Rhonda (Charles) Clark; grandchildren, Mason, Jacob, Sam, Allison, Carson, Maykaylee; and sister-in-laws, Carol (Mel) Miller, and Pat Anderson.


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The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 11 from 2-5 PM at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.

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August 11, 2019

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Chattanooga
7454 E. Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN

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