November 8, 2013
GALLIPOLIS — Ivan E. Roush, 96, of Gallipolis, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at his residence.
He was born September 7, 1917, in Meigs County, Ohio, son of the late Byron H. and Esta Johnson Roush. Ivan was married to Lillie Frances Autherson Roush and she preceded him in death on February 14, 2005.
He was retired from American Commercial Barge Line and was a farmer. Ivan was also a member of Grace United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his grandson, Ivan Bradley Johnson of Canada; a son-in-law, Reid Johnson of Canada; one brother, Don (Angie) Roush of Portland, Ohio; one sister, Audrey Williams of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, Lillie Roush, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Faye Johnson in 1983, brothers, Neil, Harold, Bert, Bill and Bob Roush, and sisters, Irene Atkinson, Naomi Teaford, Kathryn Price, Maxine Deem, and Hilda Davis.
Services will be 2 p.m., Sunday, November 10, 2013, at the Willis Funeral Home with Bob Powell officiating. Entombment will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 11, 2013, at Ohio Valley Memory Gardens, Chapel of Hope Mausoleum. Friends may call at the funeral from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service.
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