Gary Rushing, age 70 of Haleyville, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021, at North Alabama Medical Center in Florence, Alabama.
Mr. Rushing was born on February 14, 1951 in Haleyville, Alabama. He attended the University of Alabama and was the owner of Rushing Florist in Haleyville for 50 years. Gary was a Deacon at the Union Grove Congregational Church for 52 years. Most of all, he was one proud Poppy!
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Haleyville, where the service will be held Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Union Grove Cemetery in Haleyville.
Gary is survived by his wife of 49 years, Charlotte Rushing; son, Shaun Rushing and his wife Angie; grandchildren, John Tyler Rushing, Kayla Rushing, Carl Gray, and Sierra Tucker; and a host of family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, J.A. and LueDean Rushing; brother, Steve Allen Rushing; grandmother, Hazel Kemp; and great-grandfather Will Kemp.