Billy R. Bush, age 86, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at his home in Cadiz, KY. Mr. Bush retired as Vice President of Preload, where he was instrumental in expanding the company's service of providing storage tank facilities for water, storm water, wastewater treatment, thermal, biofuel, and natural gas across the Eastern portion of the United States. He also was one of the innovators responsible for bringing pre-stressed concrete to the United States. Mr. Bush and his beloved wife, Betty, had been faithful members of Cadiz United Methodist Church in Cadiz, KY, where Mr. Bush served in many leadership roles within the church. Billy Bush had a deep love for his family and friends. He treasured the visits from his family and grandchildren. His general love for people would often find him at Bush Road Sporting Clays in Cadiz, KY, where his uncle & cousins, Mr. Kenneth Bush and sons, Bob & Bill Bush, would host and entertain sporting clay shooting events. He is survived by: one daughter - Jacqueline Woollacott & husband, Richard, West Warwick, RI; four grandchildren - Marcus Giegerich, Caroline Giegerich, Chris Sams, and Andrea Bush; three great grandchildren - Rylan Giegerich, Everett Giegerich, and Cathie Anthony; and one daughter-in-law - Kathleen Bush, Coram, NY. He was preceded in death by: parents - Lexie Ross & Elizabeth Adams Bush; wife - Betty Cameron Bush; one son - Michael C. Bush; and one brother - Norris Dalton Bush. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, KY, where the family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Saturday, September 3, 2016. Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 2:00 PM Saturday, September 3, 2016 with Jacqueline Woollacott, Richard Woollacott, Caroline Giegerich and Kathleen Bush providing the eulogy, and the Reverend Charles Williams officiating the committal service following the funeral at East End Cemetery in Cadiz, KY. Memorial contributions can be made to: Pennyroyal Hospice, 220 Burley Avenue, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.
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