Pastor Emeritus Leroy Bush


Pastor Emeritus Leroy Charles Bush, age 81. Sunrise April 12, 1936 in Tuscaloosa, AL and Sunset April 30, 2017 in Westerville, OH.

Pastor Bush is a graduate of East High School and attended Columbus State University. He played with The Minor League Baseball League. He retired from Lucent Technology and was the Founder/Pastor Emeritus of New Life Baptist Church. Pastor Bush was a member of Columbus Baptist Ministerial Alliance, Columbus Baptist Pastor Conference and Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance.

He was preceded in death by his son, Randall Leroy Bush.

He leaves to cherish his memory, wife, Helena J. Bush; sons, Shannon Bush, DeAndre (Kim) Broadus Sr. and Kimball (Patricia) Johnson; daughters, Teresa(Harry) Nixon and Quan Bush; sister, Frances Eberhardt; grandchildren, Marcelus, Caleb, Levi, Tyrishia, DeAndre Jr., Miranda and Brandon; niece,, Mary J. Phifer; sister in law, Mary Harris; brothers in law, Selester, David, Clarence and Donald Johnson; Pastor Aaron (Doris) Hull and New Life Baptist Church and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation 6:00pm and Home Going Service 7:00pm Sunday May 7, 2017 at Refuge Baptist Church 400 N. 20th St. Procession will leave from New Life Baptist Church 2720 Abington Rd., Columbus, OH 43231 at 10:30 for 11:00am Graveside Service. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave

Condolence Messages

  1. Tanika Talbert

    Sorry for your loss will be missed and love

  2. Dorothy J Kent

    Sister Bush and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I feel your pain, but I know that God is able. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Earth truly has no sorry that heaven can not heal! 1 Peter 5:7 says “Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you”. Much love!

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