James V. Bush, 82, Meriden, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019.
He was born December 13, 1936, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Earl and Hazel (Smith) Bush. He graduated from Lillis High School and received a Bachelor's Degree in from Finlay Engineering College, both in Kansas City.
James was employed by the Kansas Department of Transportation retiring in 1994 as Director of Engineering.
James married Jacqueline Rae Bush on October 1, 1955 in Kansas City, Missouri. She survives. Other survivors include his children, Jeffrey (Jeanette) Bush and Dr. Stephanie (Dr. Daniel) Streitz; three grandchildren, Daniel (Laura) Streitz, David Streitz and Sarah (Jeffrey) Peterson; great-grandson, Harrison Streitz and beloved dog, Calli.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Donna Komer.
Memorial services were held at Parker-Price Funeral Home on Sunday, August 18, 2019.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
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