Kenneth Rushing

Kenneth Rushing

Kenneth Rushing, 77, of Dongola, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at his home. 

He was born on April 13, 1942, in Marion, Ky., the son of Guy and Layla Rushing. 

He married Shelby Kay Johnson on Jan. 26, 1963. 

Mr. Rushing is survived by his wife, Shelby Kay Rushing; children Penny (Randy) Hindman of Anna and Edwin (Cindy) Rushing of Dongola; grandchildren Remington Hindman, Rebecca (Thomas) Hindman Corbit, Journee Rushing, Austin Rider and James C. Jones; five great-grandchildren; siblings Ruby Tucker of Equality, Wayne Rushing of Shawneetown, SanDee (Tom) Brown of Apollo Beach, Fla., and Henry (Sara) Rushing of Gladewater, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Michael V. Rushing; and two brothers, William “Bill” Rushing and Charles Rushing. 

Mr. Rushing enjoyed gardening and growing his vegetables, as well as, fishing and hunting. He worked on a dairy farm for many years. He later worked as a plant operator at the quarry for many years. 

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with the Rev. Randy Wright officiating. Interment was in  Christian Chapel Cemetery. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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