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Charles Ray Rush II

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Charles Ray Rush II passed from this life on Jan. 29, 2023, in Canton. Celebration of life services will be on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023 at Eubank Funeral Home at in Canton. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. and services at 2 p.m.

Charles was born on May 11, 1959, to Charles Ray and Marie Gouchie Rush in Olney, Texas. He married the love of his life, Cindy Atwood Rush, on July 28, 1979.

Charles graduated from Graham High School in 1977 then attended Baylor University until 1979. Charles graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls in 1982 and began working for his dad as a geologist until 1985 when he was called to join Pritchard & Abbott, Inc to work as an appraiser for the Hualapai Indian tribe reservation appraising oil and gas property. He and Cindy moved to Henderson, Texas in 1986 and there he began his appraisal career appraising oil and gas and large industrial facilities. Charles loved his work and gained many friendships during his work tenure. He had a strong work ethic and took pride in his job with honesty and respect. He always had a smile ready for anyone he met. His greatest love was his wife, living the dream of traveling, going to cheer on the Baylor Bears and his faithful dog Winston. He always wore his Baylor logo anywhere he went which always drew a conversation. Charles is survived by his wife, Cindy, of 43 years; daughter, Sarah Meeks and husband, Chance of Whitehouse, TX; daughter, Rachel Rush of Kaufman; daughter, Emily Rush Edney, and husband, Tyler from Kilgore; Grandchildren, Jadyn Gallant; Addyson Dotson, and Ezra Edney. Sister, Norma Rush Shultz and husband, Paul of Waco; Brother-in-law, Danny Buckalew, and Father in-law, Bill Atwood of Olney, TX.

He was preceded death by his parents, and his sister, Patricia Buckalew. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the American Heart Association.