Emerald “EM” Rush, 76, passed away July 14, 2017 at Carthage Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Emerald “EM” Rush, 76, passed away July 14, 2017 at Carthage Health and Rehabilitation Center.  
EM was born February 9, 1941 in Jasper, Missouri to Clarence Rush and Eunice Potter Rush.
EM was a lifelong resident and served in the United States Army.  He worked for Schreiber Foods as a machine operator.
EM was united in marriage to Sharon Turner December 11, 1976 in Carthage; she survives.
EM is survived by two daughters:  Kim Switzer of Carthage and Nancy Bologna of California, four sons:  Vincent Rush of California, David Rush of Arkansas, Brian Switzer of Kansas and Jason Bonine of Carthage, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren, one sister Sylvia Doswell of Carthage and two brothers:  Norman Rush and wife Lois of Carthage and David Rush of California.  
The body has been taken for cremation and no services are planned.  Condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.