Clarence: Roland J. Bush, age 86, passed away unexpectedly at his home on March 22, 2021. He was born June 9, 1934 in Hornell to the late Thurlow and Margaret (France) Bush.
Roland worked for National Fuel for 38 years before his retirement on February 1, 1997. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He loved to camp, animals of all shapes and sizes and spend time with his family. He was a member of the NRA and the Conservative Constitution Group. Roland was proud of his family, God and his country.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Linda Chudik and granddaughter Renee Gardner.
Roland is survived by his wife of 63 years, Carol, children, Dale (Wendy) Bush, Cynthia (Lynn) Kirchmeyer, Kathy (Joe) Gardner, grandchildren, Jaclyn Kirchmeyer, Eric Kirchmeyer, Jennifer Bush, Amanda Bush, Todd (Joelle) Morris, Crystal (Mark) Miller, and 8 great-grandchildren.
Services for Roland will be held privately.
Roland’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, Middleport, NY.
To make a contribution in Roland’s name, please consider Post 3180 Newstead Memorial Post 35 Lewis Rd. Akron, NY 14001 or to DAV – Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301
To share a special memory of Roland, please visit www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.