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Bobby R. Rash

November 6, 1945 — July 21, 2009

Bobby R. Rash

Bobby R. Rash, age 63 of Sturgis, KY formerly of Shawneetown died Tuesday, July 21, 2009 in Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. Bobby was born in Cave-In-Rock, IL on November 6, 1945, to the late Hazel and Arzona (Winters) Rash. Bobby was married on June 9, 1973 to Diana (Walker) Rash.

Bobby owned and operated a very successful industrial painting business for many years in Arizona before retiring and moving back to the Shawneetown area. Bobby was always happy to be around his friends and family; he loved to visit and cut up with everyone. He loved to fish, hunt, garden, and was a big Nascar fan. He greatly loved his church and to help those in need. He served on the Mammoth Town Council in Arizona for 10 years. He was a faithful member of the Junction First Baptist Church. Bobby was a good husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend. He will be missed by our community. He enriched the lives of everyone he touched with a zest for life, helping others, and love for Christ.

Bobby is survived by: Wife- Diana (Walker) Rash of Sturgis, KY, Son - Joe (Angela) Rash of Oran, MO, Daughter - Jennifer Rash of Phoenix, AZ, Daughter - Angela (Ramon) Sanchez of San Manuel, AZ. 5 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren. Bobby also has 3 Brothers - Benny (Margaret) Rash of Shawneetown, IL, Jerry (Phyllis) Rash of Indianapolis, IN, Billy (Kim) Rash of Sturgis, KY, 2 Sisters - Myrna (Lee) Smith of Las Vega, NV and Darlene (Jim) Warner of Las Vegas, NV. He was also preceded in death by a loving brother, James Rash.

A memorial visitation and service will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at the Junction First Baptist Church, Junction, IL. The family will receive friends starting at 3:00 PM and the service for Bobby will begin at 6:00 PM. The Rev. Roy Dale Orr will officiate.

In lieu of flowers the family ask donations be made to the Junction First Baptist Church.


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