Ronald “Ronnie” Bush, 78 of Graceville, Florida entered his Heavenly Home on Saturday, January 23, 2021.
Ronnie was born September 24, 1942 in Chipley, Florida. An Alumni of Chipley High School, Ronnie served in the U. S. Air Force. He was an Engineer with Bellsouth retiring in 2000 and was a member of New Hope Assembly of God Church. Ronnie “lovingly known as Papa” was a family man, enjoying every moment with his loving wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and the many others who lovingly called him “papa” whether they were family or not. His love for God showed in every way by his gentle kind spirit, he will be truly missed by all.
A Home-going service will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at New Hope Assembly of God Church with Rev. Alfred Long officiating. Burial will follow in church cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing.
Family will receive friends at the church Tuesday, 10 a.m. until time of service.
Predeceased by his parents Allen Bush and Mattie Lee Hodges Bush, one daughter Sherri Bush and one sister Jean Freeman.
Survived by his beloved wife of 46 years Nell “Fefe” Bush, five children Ricky (Nickey) Rowley, Chris (Karen) Bush, Butch (Amy) Burrell, Tracey (John) Smith, Brock (Michelle) Burrell; one brother Donnie (Billie) Bush; sixteen grandchildren Trey Burrell, Ian Smith, Caitlin (Mark) Register, Corey Rogers, Elayna (Michael) Peacock, Cody (Carlee) Burrell, Amberleigh (Jeremy) Miles, Garrad (Linsey) Burrell, Chase Burrell, Logan (Ivy) Smith, Rebecca Adams, Sierra Bush, David Bush, Jaxon Burrell, Katie Burrell, Madison Rogers; thirteen great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.
Face masks are asked to be worn and social distancing observed.
Expressions of sympathy and remembrances can be made at www.jamesandlipford.com