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Official Obituary of

Joseph "Joe" Fred Rushing, Jr.

August 23, 1954 ~ February 24, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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Joseph "Joe" Rushing, Jr. Obituary

Joseph “Joe” Fred Rushing, Jr., age 69 of Gibson, NC, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2024.

Joe was the son of the late Joseph Fred Rushing, Sr., and the late Ruth Goodwin Rushing born August 23, 1954 in Scotland County. He was a dedicated, hard-working man who enjoyed his work whether farming in his younger years to truck driving with Hudson Paving.  He also enjoyed his time fishing, hunting, and especially watching NASCAR racing.  Joe’s greatest joy came from time shared with his loving family, especially his grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by all who loved and knew him.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 45 years, Sherry Paul Rushing of the home; son, James Michael Rushing and wife, Desiray of Cheraw, SC; daughter, Sommer Lynn Rushing Martin and husband, Chris Martin of Hamlet; six adored grandchildren, Anastasia, Arcadia, Alexandria, Isaiah, Lydia and Julia; his sister, Jane Teal of Gibson, along with a host of loving family and cherished friends.

There will be a time of visitation on Tuesday evening, February 27, 2024 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Richard Boles Funeral Service.  No other services are planned following the visitation.





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February 27, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel
13640 Andrew Jackson Highway
Laurinburg, NC 28352


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