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Martin Collins Bush Sr.

March 8, 1945 ~ November 28, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Martin Bush Sr. Obituary

Martin Collins Bush Sr., 78, of Kountze, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at his home.  He was born in Pasadena, TX on March 8, 1945, to parents James Bush and wife Gladys Bauerschmidt Bush.

Martin was the owner and operator of Marty Bush Texaco and U-haul for 34 years.  He was a fun-loving guy that enjoyed being a prankster.  Martin loved his family and volunteered with their FFA and 4-H projects and has raised many animals over the years.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Martin Bush Jr. and wife Chrystina, James Bush and wife Audra, Mary Kuehn and husband Conrad, and Cassie Palermo and husband Cliff; a brother, Ronald Bush; grandchildren, Martin Bush III, Brandon Bush, Janie Dykes, Ashley Bush, Justin Bush, Rebekah Guillote, Carrie Foote, Dakota Kuehn, Holly Davis, Josh Palermo, Anthony Gutierrez, and Abigail Gutierrez; 18 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  

Preceded in death by parents, Jim and Maida Bush and Gladys and JC Butler; a brother, Steve Bush; and his loving wife, Nelda Midkiff Bush.

Special thanks to Gentiva Hospice and Rachel Walls for all they did.

Visitation for family and friends will be Monday, December 4, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Crestwood Baptist Church. Martin’s life honoring funeral will be Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., also at Crestwood Baptist Church, with Andy Harrison officiating. Interment will follow at Old Hardin Cemetery.

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December 4, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Crestwood Baptist Church
1150 HWY 69 South
Kountze, TX 77625

Funeral Service
December 5, 2023

10:00 AM
Crestwood Baptist Church
1150 HWY 69 South
Kountze, TX 77625

Interment following funeral service
December 5, 2023

Old Hardin Cemetery
Old Cemetery Rd
Kountze, TX 77625


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