Joseph R. Rush

October 15, 1969 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 52)

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Joseph R. Rush, 52, of St. Marys, OH died 6:30 p.m. Friday May 27, 2022 at his residence, with his loving family and close friends at his side.

He was born October 15, 1969 in St. Marys, OH to Raymond A. and Brenda Diann (Campbell) Rush.

He is survived by:

Mother, B. Diann Rush of St. Marys, OH

Dear cousins: Tyson (Beth) Houts of Sidney, OH

Robbie Houts of St. Marys, OH

Aunts. uncles and cousins

He was preceded in death by: father Raymond Rush; grandparents Roy and Ileen Rush; aunt Lynn Houts; uncle Jim “Tom” Campbell; uncle Jim Houts.

He was a graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School (Class of 1988) and Tiffin University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in accounting. As a young man, he earned the prestigious “Eagle Scout” award from the Boy Scouts of America.

He worked as a computer programmer at Husky Refinery in Lima, OH for many years. In addition, he and his friend Mike Freewalt operated Flaming Stars Mobile DJ Service.

He attended the Calvary Christian Fellowship Church in St. Marys.

His favorite pastimes included working with computers, fishing and camping.

Rites are scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday June 3, 2022 at the Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road in St. Marys. Burial will follow at the Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.

Visitation 4 - 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed and memories shared with Joe’s family via:

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June 2, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

Funeral Service
June 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

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