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John K. Bush

John K. Bush of New Boston, died in the early afternoon of August 7th, 2023, at SOMC Hospice, with family at his side. He was born June 25, 1963 in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late John C. Bush of New Boston, and Patricia Taylor Bush of Maryland.


John is survived by his wife, Kristy Bush, 2 sons, Ian and Gavin Bush, and 1 daughter, Samantha Kelley, 4 grandchildren, Cadence Kelley, Skyler Lattimore, Sawyer Lattimore, and Adelaide Moon, sister Darla Rich,  notable  friend, Ron Bennett, many cousins, aunts and uncles, and more friends than can be counted, let alone named. John Served in the U.S. Army from 1983-1987, was a union carpenter and worked on cooling towers, but if you asked him, or anyone who knew him, he wasn’t a carpenter, he was a musician, playing in several bands in his life, most notably Wite Trash and Chronic Pounder. He will be dearly missed and fondly remembered.


Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME in New Boston. Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm at the funeral home.  Military rites will be given at the funeral home immediately after the service by the James Dickey Post #23 of the American Legion.  Online condolences may be left at


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