Robert Rush

Obituary of Robert McLane Rush

Robert McLane "Bob" Rush, age 91, of Asheboro passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020. Mr. Rush was born in Randolph County on May 22, 1929 to Jesse Warren and Sarah Henley Rush. Bob served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired Diesel Mechanic. Bob loved his family and his church, Cross Road Baptist Church. Bob raised a large vegetable garden every year and he loved sharing his vegetables with others. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Violet Ashworth Rush, sisters, Effie Winfrey, Nancy Cagle, Jessie Branch, and Mary Ann Russell, and brothers, Zeb, Jim, Richard, Glenn, and George Rush, Ernest Henley, and Alson Rush. He is survived by his daughter, Janice Solarez and husband Rey of Asheboro; grandchildren, Daniel Solarez and wife Celia of Crystal Springs, FL and Marcella Hill and husband Byron of Asheboro; and 7 great grandchildren. A private service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cross Road Baptist Church, 1566 Old Cox Road, Asheboro, NC 27205. Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Rush family. Please share remembrances and condolences at