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Michael David Bush
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
  • Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island
    2164 Hwy. 174
    Edisto Island, SC 29438
  • or
  • KKBE Rabbi Alexander Discretionary Fund
    90 Hasell Street
    Charleston, SC 29407
  • or
  • a Charity of one's choice

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“Linda, Lee, Catherine, and Shand,I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I was not aware earlier but please know that you're all in my prayers as you walk...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Ann-Marie Boyles - Friend

“Grady and I were saddened to hear of Mike's passing. He was unique and so talented. You know how much we love "Summer Haven" So many dear memories....Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Marcia and Grady Adkins - SC

“What a wonderful person who will be missed dearly. Such a delight to meet family and be part of his care. I had the privilege of being one of his...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Tonya Guzman - Adams Run, SC

“Thoughts and prayers for this wonderful family. I had the honor of taking care of this fine gentleman at Roper St. Francis outpatient cancer center....Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Billie Charles - SC

“Working with Mike on Charleston County 9-1-1 was one of the most fun parts of my time at BellSouth. He was a very special person, and the world is a...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Elaine Camp - Charlotte, NC

“Dear Mrs. Josey and FamilyPlease know that you all are in our thoughts and Prayers on the loss of your Dad/Father. Mrs. Josey - we did not have the...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Glenn A. Keels - Florence, SC

“Linda and Family,You are in our prayers this day. Michael was a special person. Everyone will greatly miss him. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Ray and Audrey Bell - TN

“Mike was the kind of person all of should aspire to be. He exuded integrity, work ethic, civility and kindness and will be sorely missed. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Michael Light

“I'll think of Uncle Michael every time I put bait to hook. So sad for his passing but glad to know he is in no pain. Looking forward to seeing all...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Kevin Bush - Charleston, SC

“Mike Bush was a great person, mentor, and friend to my children Duane and Tara Asbill.. He took time with them as little ones and still took time to...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Darlene Fontaine-Hebert - SC

“Linda, I was so sorry to learn of Mike's passing. He was such a wonderful man and friend. My prayers go out to you and the family. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Carol Martin - Charleston, SC

“It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: T. Hall

“He lives on in our memories. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Judy Gilmore - Mills River, NC

“Linda,Nick and I were so sorry to hear of Michaels death. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Ann West - Anderson, SC

“Your husband and father sounds like he was a pretty special man. I did not know him, and I'm sure that if I did, my life would have been enriched by...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Jessica O - Newberry, SC

“Mike was the most delightful, kind, caring, unselfish man ever. He is indeed in Heaven smiling down on us! Each time I cast the shrimp net, drop...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Barbara King - Chapin, SC

Michael David Bush 1942-2016

Stories of my passing have not been exaggerated, this time. I left Edisto on December 4, 2016.The above was written by our father, Mike Bush, before he left Edisto one final time. It is not surprising to learn that he took care to attend to even the smallest of details... like writing his own obituary. His need to not trouble others, but instead to do for them, was part of what made him so special. If you knew our dad, you would also know he never really liked to leave Edisto.We choose to believe, if you look you will see him in his t-shirt, khakis and crocs. You will feel him with the tug of a fish on a line. You will hear him in the call of the marsh. You will spend time with him when you share a love of fishing with someone.

He is survived by his loving and patient wife, Linda; his three children, Lee Wingfield (Cally), Shand Josey (Rainey), Catherine Dremann (Rich); nine grandchildren, Jackson, Ann Collins, Sarah, Wilson, Lane, ELee, Eva, Verity, and his namesake Michael, and his two brothers, Kenny and Greg Bush. He was preceded in death by his loving parents, Edward and Frances.

His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in The Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island, 2164 Hwy 174, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the Churchyard. A reception will be held in the Fellowship Hall following the service. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, Charleston, SC.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Presbyterian Church on Edisto, 2164 Hwy. 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438 or KKBE Rabbi Alexander Discretionary Fund, 90 Hasell Street, Charleston, SC 29407 or a charity of one's choice.

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2164 Hwy 174 Edisto Island, SC 29438
(843) 869-2326