William Lee "Pete" Bush

William Lee "Pete" Bush, 81, passed away peacefully with family members at Hardin Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. He worked 19 years for E'town Time/Ingraham/Bussman. For the next 25 years he was a self-employed finish grade man. He put the finishing touch on many lawns in E'town, Radcliff, and Louisville. He also farmed, raising beef cattle for many years and also loved raising a garden. He was loving, hardworking, provider, and family protector. He was a mentor with patience in his own way to his children and grandchildren. He was very competitive, loved playing games (mexican train, rook, and cornhole) with family and friends. He loved to be outdoors fishing and hunting. He loved UofL sports and NASCAR. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Bryson; his father, William Robert Bush; a brother, Billy Bush; and a sister, Bettie Baker. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Julia Bewley Bush; his son, Douglas (Judith) Bush of Lincoln, NE; two daughters, Denise Lewis of Elizabethtown and Diana (Jeffrey) Skees of Beaver Creek, OH; five grandchildren and two great grandsons; two brothers, Morris (Geri) Bush of Louisville and Irvin (Mable) Bush of Reisel, TX. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Sunday at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Saturday and will continue after 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Family is encouraging masks to be worn at the funeral home and the service will be live streamed on the funeral home Facebook page for anyone who cannot attend. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Sunday, June 14, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Sunday, June 14, 2020 starting at 2:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home