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Jimmy Tyrone Bush, Sr., 80, passed away on Monday October 25, 2021, at the Rolling Hills Health Care Center in New Albany, Ind.

His services will take place on Saturday October 30, 2021, at the Zion Baptist Church in Owensboro. There will be a social distancing, walk through visitation at the church from 11 a.m. until the memorial service begins at 1 p.m. Protective masks are required. The Reverend Larry Lewis will be officiating. Adams & Sons Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

The son of Salley Mae Dabney and James Bush, Jimmy was born on Saturday March 22, 1941 in Hopkinsville. Jimmy accepted Christ at a young age and later graduated from Attucks High School in Hopkinsville. He then went on to graduate from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, Ill., and he studied under Adams Funeral Home in Hopkinsville. Jimmy met his wife Doretta Farrow in Hopkinsville where they also married in 1961. Jimmy and Doretta later moved to Owensboro, where Jimmy found his career with Young’s Funeral Home.

Jimmy was a devoted Trustee, a Sunday School teacher and he drove the van for the Center Street Baptist Church in Owensboro. Jimmy was a true pillar of the Owensboro community. He was a past member of Mt. Pisgah Lodge #20 F.&.A.M Past Master, however; he is best known as the voice of “THE BEST BASKETBALL IN THE TRI-STATE AREA,” the Owensboro Dust Bowl.

In addition to his parents, Sally Mae Dabney and James Bush, Jimmy was also preceded by his grandson, Bobby Lee Newton III. Jimmy leaves to cherish his memories: His wife, Doretta Farrow Bush of Owensboro; his four children, Jimmy Tyrone Bush, Jr. of Owensboro, Shawna Bush-Murphy, Cheron (Kim) Clay and Cheryl Bush, all of Louisville; eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

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