Millard Bush of Lake Placid, Fla., died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. He was 87.
Born in Paris, Ohio on June 30, 1926, he was one of eight children of Helen and William Bush. He joined the U.S. Army after high school and served during WWII. In 1966 he founded and operated Airport Exxon, a full service station in North Canton, Ohio. He turned the business over to his son in 1978 and moved to Coral Springs where, from 1981 through 1988, he owned Mill’s Mobile before retiring and moving to Lake Placid in 1992. He was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church, Lake Placid Moose and Lake Placid Elks lodges. He was a 64-year member of the William H. Hoover Lodge #770 F&AM), Canton Stark Scottish Rite 32nd Degree, and Tadmore Temple Shrine.
Mr. Bush is survived by his children, Ben (Kathy), Gary (Claudia), Bonnie Warren (Eddie), and Todd (Lauren); siblings Marge, Joann and Carol; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Elaine in 2008; and siblings Ray, Thomas, Janet, and Paul.
Services and burial will be at North Lawn Cemetery in Canton, Ohio. A memorial service for friends in Lake Placid will be held at a later date at Memorial United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, Fl. 33870.
Arrangements are under the devotion of Michael A. Brochetti Funeral Home, Lake Placid.