Robert Lawrence Rushford
October 19, 1935 – May 8, 2019
Robert Lawrence Rushford, age 83 of Bon Aqua, TN and formally of Nashville passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at his home. He was born on October 19, 1935 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late, William Thomas and Helen (Duke) Rushford. Robert graduated, in 1954, from Father Ryan High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, were he was a member of the 82nd Airborne paratroopers. Robert is survived by his wife of 44 years, Sadie May Brown Rushford; children, Bobby Rushford, Richard (Pam ) Rushford and Vickie Wood; step-children, Danny Black, Janice Black, Timothy Black and Roger Black; grandchildren, Kayla, Catie, Carrisa, Wesley, Katlyn, Brittany and Desirae; three Great-Grandchildren, 1 Great-Great Grandchildren; and one sister, Terri Rushford Stuermer. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. There will be a Committal Service held at 9 am on Friday, May 10, 2019 at the Rotunda of Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, 7931 McCrory Lane, Nashville, TN 37221, with Interment to follow the service.
- Visitation Thursday, May 9, 2019
- Committal Service Friday, May 10, 2019
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