BUSHELL, John R. “Bud”, 84, of Springfield, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020 in Oakwood Village. Bud was born August 3, 1935 in Mt. Ephraim, New Jersey to John A. and Verna (Green) Bushell. He was a veteran of the United States Army and later graduate from Rutgers University. He then went on to be a Minister for over 30 years for numerous Methodist Churches. Survivors include his wife, Kay Benston; eight step-children, Muriel, Robert, Thomas, Joseph, Debbie, Barbie, Aimee and Robert; two sisters, Jacqueline and Verna; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two step-sons, Phillip and Donald. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday in St. Teresa Church. His cremains will then be shipped to New Jersey for burial. Arrangements by CONROY FUNERAL HOME.
John was not only a colleague, but a friend and a mentor! I grieve his death as I view my future. John presented an example of true service to our Lord as both an example and challenge! May he live in eternity knowing he touched so many with God’s grace and love.
- Kenrad Pederson
, Friday July 31st, 2020
So sorry to hear of Buds death my thoughts and prayers are with you.
- Janice Lemmons
, Wednesday July 29th, 2020