Douglas “Doug” Kent Rushing, 63, of Marissa, IL; born on December 21, 1956 in Red Bud, IL; passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Mr. Rushing was a proud coal miner. He also worked for the City of Marissa. He was a member of the Marissa Methodist Church. Doug loved listening to Rock n’ Roll and he didn’t listen to any radio station unless it was KSHE 95. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family. He was also a volunteer firefighter at the Marissa Fire Department. Doug was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.
He was preceded in death by his parents – James Kent and Doris Ann (Marler) Rushing. Paternal Grandparents – Frank and Vernona Rushing. Maternal Grandparents – Bron and Ora Marler.
He is survived by his loving wife – Trish Rushing of Marissa, IL to whom he married on October 31, 1990 in Belleville, IL. Five Children – Ryan (Angela) Rushing of Fairbanks, AK; January Rushing of Taos, MO; Shawn (JeanAnn) Rushing of Lebanon, MO; Ronald Seering, Jr. of Marissa, IL; Jeremy (Liza) Seering of Yelm, WA. Fifteen Grandchildren – Dustin, Houston, Kent, Daralyn, Brian, Vincent, David, Christopher, Sarah, Bethany, Cole, Ember, Courtney, Samantha and Austin. One Sister – Dawn (Rick) Wilfon of Smithton, IL. One Nephew – Cory Womack. Several cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to Siteman Cancer Center.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com
Visitation: A visitation will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Sunday, August 23, 2020 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 5:00pm.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.