OBITUARY

Kern Robert Rushton

October 27, 1938June 24, 2021
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Kern R. Rushton, age 82, of Dewitt, passed away on Thursday, June 24, in Lansing. He was born in Lansing, son of Emil (Jesse) Rushton on October 27,1938.

He attended Everett High School and would marry his wife Joan H.(Brookland) Rushton on September 1, 1956, in Lansing. Most of his adult years Kern worked as a painter, estimator, and bookkeeper. Kern was a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Dewitt. He accepted Jesus as his savior as a young adult, and, as a result, his faith and church were very important to him.

Kern is preceded in death by his parents; and is survived by his loving wife Joan Rushton; His three children Rocky (Shiri) Rushton; Rick (Laurie) Rushton and Rhonda (Steve) Lang, one sister, Karmen (Fred) Bentley; His 20 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, July 22, at 1pm with visitation one hour prior at Heritage Baptist Church, 1380 E. Round Lake Road, Dewitt Michigan 48820 with Pastor Shawn Smith officiating. Burial will take place at Chapel Hill Cemetery immediately following the service.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.grdewitt.com for the Rushton family.

Services

  • Memorial Visitation

    Thursday, July 22, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Thursday, July 22, 2021

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dianna johnson

July 2, 2021

Joan and family - many thoughts and prayers for all of you --
I consider him the last of my church dad's
a wonderful man -- Matthew 5:4 always thank God for the many times together - always - Diana Ellis Johnson

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