George R. Bush

October 10, 1938 — January 15, 2022

George R. Bush

MORTON – George R. Bush, 83, of Morton, formerly of Peoria, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

He was born on October 10, 1938, in Lockport, Ill., to George H. and Faye (Myers) Bush.
Surviving are many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, George N. Fair; and his stepbrother, Burdette “Bud” Fair.
George was a graduate of Lockport Township High School. He then went on to graduate from the University of Illinois, and later earned his law degree from the Kent College of Law in Chicago.
George worked as a vice president for Great Central Insurance Co. in Peoria. After his retirement, he worked at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, prior to the service at the funeral home. George’s service will be live streamed at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, via https://www.facebook.com/knappjohnsonfuneralhome. Burial of cremated remains will take place at Lockport Cemetery in Lockport, Ill., at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.
To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com.

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

4:00 - 6:00pm

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave, Morton, IL 61550

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Memorial Service

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Starts at 6:00pm

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave, Morton, IL 61550

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