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Carolyn E. (Rush) Retherford

August 15th, 1955 - September 4th, 2017

09/07/2017 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home
330 Pershing Ave.
Hamilton OH, 45011
Funeral Service: 
09/08/2017 at 1:00 PM
Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home
330 Pershing Ave.
Hamilton OH, 45011


Carolyn E. (Rush) Retherford, age 62 of Hamilton, passed away at Doverwood Health Care on Monday, September 4, 2017. Carolyn was born in London, Kentucky on August 15, 1955 to Elbert Rush Sr. and Wanda (Mullins) Rush. Carolyn loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. 

Carolyn is survived by her children, Doug (Cassie Johnson) Rush and Carolyn (Steve Bowling) Bailey; her mother, Wanda Rush; her siblings, Elbert (Cindy) Rush Jr., Wanda (Bill) Sparks, JoAnne (Greg) Rand, Joyce (Gordy) Hacker, Brenda (Roger) Geisler; step-children Adam Taylor and  Anthony Taylor; grandchildren, Anna Bowling, Autumn Bowling, Stephen Bowling Jr., Crystal Lexie Rush, Cody Fouts and  Kasey Fouts; and many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Carolyn was preceded in death by her father Elbert Rush Sr.; and her husband, Tim Retherford. 

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Ave., Hamilton, Ohio, on Friday, September  8, 2017 at 1:00 PM with Chaplain Galen Hoffman officiating.  Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, September  7, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home.

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Regina/Jay Townsend

We offer our deepest sympathy for the passing of your beloved Carolyn. Peace and comfort be yours in our Lord Jesus's love.