Ernest Eugene Bush
Ernest Eugene Bush, 83, of Ashland, Ky., went to be with his Lord on October 12, 2019, at his residence.
He was born on September 21, 1936, to the late Ernest A. and Juanita Sloan Bush.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Peggy Ann Williams Bush in January of 2000.
He was retired from Armco/AK Steel after 36 years where he was maintenance foreman in the hot strip mill. He served in the Kentucky National Guard for nine years, and was a Kentucky Colonel and a KDMC Volunteer. Ernest loved to travel and had visited 48 states. He was a faithful member of Rose Hill Baptist Church, where he served as a greeter, loved visitation and to share in his testimony.
He is survived by sons Michael E. Bush (Claudia), Dr. David K. Bush (Kimberly) and John T. Bush (Gina) all of Ashland, Ky.; grandchildren Johnny Bush (Shaina) of Ashland, Ky., Kyle Bush (Sarah) of Marion, Ala., David Bush, Jr. and Rachael Bush both of Ashland, Ky.; great grandchildren Kayden Bush and Jensen Bush; and a brother, Kenneth R. Bush (Kay) of Ashland, Ky.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel, and will be officiated by Pastor Matt Shamblin. Burial will follow in Ashland Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
Friends may make contributions in his memory to Rose Hill Christian School, 1001 Winslow Road, Ashland, KY 41102. Online condolences may be made to
Published on October 12, 2019


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Oct 15, 2019
Prayers for Mike and Claudia and family during this time.
Tim Fraley
Oct 14, 2019
So sorry for your loss Ern was a great guy!!
Robert Jenkins
Oct 13, 2019
Lantern Jaw was one of the best, I would have trusted him with my life. Up most respect and sadness to the Bush family
Thank you Ernie for being a man among men you will we be missed
Oct 13, 2019
My prayers go out to the Bush family and friends. I didn't know Ernie personally, but my daughter befriended at Trinity Station and she loved Erine...she is very sad because of his passing and misses him already. God Bless.
Phyllis Howes Dixon, Carol Howes Sparks and Mary Howes Baker
Oct 13, 2019
Eugene was a special cousin to us. We always had great times together. He will be missed.
Don and Phyllis Dixon
Oct 13, 2019
Michael, David and John we are saddened by the death of your Dad. Kenny we are saddened by the death of your brother. May God give you all added strength in the days ahead. Lean on the precious memories of times spent together.
Tammy Sizemore
Oct 12, 2019
Ernie was a proud man and a very proud Christian, loved his family very much. My prayers & condolences to his family.
Bill, Donna, and Chase Yates
Oct 12, 2019
Dr. Bush, we are sooo sorry for your loss. We send our love and prayers for strength, comfort, peace, and God’s Amazing Grace to carry you and your family through your loss.
Vicki Collinsworth Stewart
Oct 12, 2019
So sorry for your loss, praying for your familyπŸ™πŸΌ
Mary Hicks
Oct 12, 2019
He was my buddy. I enjoyed taking care of him. He was a character. He will be missed prayers for the family.