Frederick Joseph Bush, 72, an Ohio native and current resident of Ruskin, Fla., died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.
He was born Nov. 20, 1938. His wife, Patricia, survives..
Also surviving are two brothers, Paul (Ann) Bush and David (Margo) Bush; three sisters-in-law, Cheryl (David) Wasmund, Barbara Perreault and Donna Williams; several nieces and nephews; a great nephew and several great nieces.
He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service. His military assignments included tours in Germany and Thailand. After retiring from the Air Force in 1977, he worked in a civilian capacity for the federal government. He was an avid gardener and enthusiastic traveler. Prior to retiring to Florida in 2005, he resided in Maryland.
Services will be scheduled in Maryland for a later date.
Contributions can be made in his name to the Elmira Wildlife Sanctuary in Wimauma, Fla.
Arrangements are being handled by Sun City Center Funeral Home in Sun City Center, Fla.