Leslie L. Rush 90, WaKeeney, died Friday, July 28, 2017, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.
He was born Dec. 4, 1926, in Lyons to Virgil William and Ina Marie (Smith) Rush.
He married Elizabeth Ann Wynn on June 11, 1946, in Lyon. She preceded him in death Nov. 15, 2016. He was owner and operator of Rush Tank Service from 1975 until retirement.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during World War II.
Survivors include his two sons, Michael and Terry, both of WaKeeney; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a grandchild.
Graveside services were Tuesday in Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery, WaKeeney, with military honors provided by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials are suggested to Leslie Rush Memorial Fund in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.schmittfuneral.com.