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.