Lamar Rushing, age 86, of Newton, passed away Monday, August 11, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice.
Born August 23, 1927 in Terrell County, GA, he was the son of the late Charles N. Rushing, Sr., and Audie Warren Rushing and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Leslie, GA.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Dan Rushing, Banks Rushing, Charles N. Rushing, Jr., Robert Rushing, and sisters, Eloise Jones, Nell Shellhouse, Ruby Wills, and Doris Stewart.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 65 years, Harriet (Tina) Rushing; son, Herschel Rushing and wife, Sharon; grandchildren, Warren Rushing and Brandy, Jamie Cockman and husband Billy; great-grandchildren, Jeremiah Cockman and Emma Cockman.
A service to celebrate Lamar's life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.