Obit CandleHarry E. Roush, 76, Racine, Ohio passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Overbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Middleport.

He was born on March 11, 1937 in Mason, WV to the late Horace and Willa Roush. Mr. Roush worked at Kelly Manufacturing, worked at the Racine locks and dam as a security guard, worked with the library for 12 years and he was a member of the Chester United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah “Jean” Young Roush, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Elva and Lewis Hudson, special niece and nephew, Terry (Tina) McGuire, special great nieces and nephew, Ben and Cassidy Bailey, special friend, Andy Hawk and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and a brother Arthur Roush.

Services will be held on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 11:00am at the Anderson McDaniel funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Russ Moore and special speaker Ron Hanning. Burial will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Chester Township. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 6-8:00pm at the funeral home.

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