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James C. Roush

April 7, 1939 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 81)


James C. Roush, 81, of Oglesby, died peacefully at home on August 24, 2020.

Cremation rites have been accorded.  Burial will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood at a later date.  The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is assisting his family.

James was born in Richmond, IN on April 7, 1939. He served with the US Army, stationed in Germany for 4 years.  He married Loretta Woodard on August 20, 1961.

He was a truck driver for Consolidated Freightways.  He enjoyed crossword, puzzles and woodworking.

James is survived by two daughters, Belinda (Matthew) Wegener of Ottawa and Polly Roush of Oglesby; four grandchildren, one great-grandson and one brother Edward (Shirley) Goss of Prescott, AZ.

He was preceded in death by his wife on December 27, 2017 and one daughter Rebecca Beyer.

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