March 27, 1948 – Aug. 21, 2021
Funeral services for Roger William Rushing, 73, of Tylertown, were set for 11 AM on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, at Capps Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Wicker and Rev. J. M. Whittington officiating, burial in the Ford Rushing Family Cemetery.
Rushing died at his residence in Tylertown Aug. 21, 2021. He was born March 27, 1948, in Tylertown to the late Ora and Ford Rushing. Along with his parents he was also preceded in death by sons Roger William Rushing II and Ira Gabriel Rushing; siblings Glen Rushing, Barbara Ann Rankin, and Ronnie Rushing; and grandson Ethan Rushing.
He was always the first to lend a helping hand to his family and neighbors. He enjoyed animals, gardening, and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years Mary Rushing; son Jamie (Dawn Stinson) Rushing; grandchildren Alexis Rushing, Gabrielle Kirkland, Ford Kirkland, and Katelyn Kirkland; sisters Joan Rushing Stewart and Janet Rushing Cook.
Pallbearers are Nelson McKenzie, Jerry Wayne Brumfield, Lindel Rushing, Randall Terry, and Zackary Dunaway.
Visitation was set to be at Capps Funeral Home Aug. 24, 2021, from 9 AM until service at 11 AM.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com