James Langston ‘Bubba’ Bushong, 87, Crawfordsville,, passed away at his home with family on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
Mr. Bushong was born on March 6, 1931 in Metcalf County, Ky. to Jesse and Mary (McCord) Bushong. On March 3, 1951 Jim married Eva (Crews) Bushong. After graduating from Summer Shade High School, he served his country as a Staff Sargent in the United States Air Force. Upon leaving the military, Mr. Bushon worked for R.R. Donnelley & Sons in Crawfordsville for 38 years, retiring in 1993. He was a member of the American Legion and served as a Trustee for the B.P.O.E. Mr. Bushong was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family, relaxing at the lake, and following his beloved Red Sox and Indiana Hoosiers.
Survivors along with his wife Eva of 67 years include children Karen Miller of Crawfordsville, Michael (Laura) Bushong of Greenwood, and Tim (Sharon) Bushong of Crawfordsville; eight grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren; brothers Wendell Bushong of Bemidji, Minn. and Roy (Rita) Bushong of Crawfordsville, and special care giver Mandie Wills of Crawfordsville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Joyce Bushong.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, May 21 at Hunt & Son Funeral Home. Family and friends may pay their respects from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 20 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Indiana Creek Cemetery.