Robert W. Bush, age 85, of N. Summit Rd., Jamestown passed away Friday morning, July 21, 2017 in his residence. 

He was born in Jamestown, PA on July 28, 1931 a son of G.D. and Ruth (McBroom) Bush. He was a graduate of Jamestown High School and served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

On August 10, 1953 he married the former Nila Barham, she survives. He attended Jamestown Presbyterian Church and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Bob was a farmer and worked on the family farm for 64 years. 

He is survived by his wife of Jamestown; two sons, Gregory Bush and his wife Susan of Conneaut Lake, Dennis Bush of San Diego,CA; a daughter, Paula Bohlen and her husband Ken of Jamestown; seven grandchildren, Kristin Rebstock, Meagan Waters, Adam London, Drew London, Carly London, Miles Bush, and Shelby Bush; six great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Betty Fisk.

A memorial service will be held at 7:00pm on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the family farm, 504 N. Summit Rd., Jamestown with Rev. Paul Leone officiating. Inurnment will be in Park Lawn Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown.



  1. Michelle Demmler DePree Michelle Demmler DePree
    July 22, 2017    

    Dear Bush Family, it is with deep sorrow we feel hearing this news, may your loved one have eternal peace and rest easy now. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We will keep you in our hearts. May god bless and watch over you during these difficult days ahead and in your time of need.
    The Demmler & DePree families

  2. Anonymous Anonymous
    July 22, 2017    

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Raye Stoyer

  3. Lois (Rust) Simons Lois (Rust) Simons
    July 22, 2017    

    So sorry for your loss and you will all be in my thoughts and prayers. I was just thinking of all of you awhile back on how we use to walk down to your farm when we visited my brother Bill Rust. Mom and Dad thought greatly of you all, They are both gone now so I’m sending my sympathy as they would of wanted. Love and Prayers. Lois (Rust) Simons

  4. Dutch and Christine Smith Dutch and Christine Smith
    July 22, 2017    

    Nila and the Bush family – Dutch and I would like to express our sincere sympathy to you – Bob will be greatly missed

  5. Doug Groover and family Doug Groover and family
    July 22, 2017    

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. Beth Giegel , Bob's therapist Beth Giegel , Bob's therapist
    July 22, 2017    

    Nila, I am so sorry about Bob!!! I was so looking forward to Pancakes and bacon Wednesdays after my surgery!!! I enjoyed our time together and am really glad we met!! Bob was the best!!!

  7. Janis Rust Tidd Janis Rust Tidd
    July 23, 2017    

    Nila, Greg, Paula , Dennis & family, I am really sorry to hear Bob has gone to heaven. I remember all the times you used to come over & we’d play cards & have popcorn. The good old days.Love & prayers to all of you. RIP. Bob.

  8. Dixie Rhoades Dixie Rhoades
    July 23, 2017    

    Please accept our deepest heartfelt sympathy! You all will remain in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Ed & Dixie Rhoades

  9. Connie Rodgers Low Connie Rodgers Low
    July 23, 2017    

    Nila and family…..Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…my thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  10. Don and Marilyn Hyde Don and Marilyn Hyde
    July 24, 2017    

    So sorry to hear about Bob. You have our prayers and sympathy.

  11. Jenn Corp- LPN St. Paul's Jenn Corp- LPN St. Paul's
    July 25, 2017    

    I’m very sorry to hear that Bob has passed away. Nila and family may God be with you all at this very difficult time. I am so glad that I had the privilege to know and take care of him.

  12. Frank and M J Fenton Frank and M J Fenton
    July 26, 2017    

    Deepest sympathy to all.

  13. Anonymous Anonymous
    July 29, 2017    

    Nila and Family, I’m sorry for your loss. Bob was a good man and a gentleman. God’s Blessings to you and your family. Brenda(Rust) Miller, Jamestown, PA

  14. MAY RAYMOND AUG. 2 2017 MAY RAYMOND AUG. 2 2017
    August 3, 2017    

    Dear Nila and Family,
    We extend our Sincere Sympathy in the passing of Bob. His visits and business dealings were always Great.
    He will be missed by so many. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you.
    Glenn and May Raymond

  15. Scott Patton Scott Patton
    August 26, 2017    

    Greg and entire Bush Family – I’m so sorry to learn of the loss of your father. I will always have fond memories of Bob. Such a kind and very nice man with a big smile that I always enjoyed talking with. I loved seeing his photo after the Cave championship proudly sporting his Cavs hat.

    Scott Patton

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