Theodore Roosevelt Bush, 77, of Chaptico, Maryland, peacefully passed on to be with the Lord on August 4, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Born in Mechanicsville, MD. on November 23, 1934, he was the son of the late Elinor Bush and Samuel Gross.
Theodore was educated in the St. Mary’s County Public School System. After high school, he was employed by Benny Asher Construction Company where he continued to work until 1985 when his health no longer allowed him to work. On November 15, 1958, Theodore married his wonderful wife, Mary Delores Bush and from this union, they had eight loving children – Agnes, Mary Magdalene, Theodore Christopher, Deborah, Kelvin Scott, Francene, Tier and Joseph Frederick. He was a member of Living Hope First United Pentecostal Church in Lexington Park, MD.
Theodore had several outdoor hobbies and interests. To name a few, he coached softball, played baseball, hunted, fished and gardening, which was his favorite hobby.
Theodore was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Gross and Elinor Bush; son, Joseph Frederick Bush; sisters, Christine Wilson-Curtis (Eugene).
Theodore leaves to cherish his fond memories his wife, Delores; daughters, Agnes, Mary Magdalene (Calvin King), Deborah (Joseph Johnson), Francene (Israel Cruz) and Tier; sons, Theodore Christopher, and Kelvin Scott (Courtney); two sisters, Lorraine Gray (Joseph) and Odessa Curtis (Rasco), grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind a special friend John Frank Briscoe, Jr. and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation will be on Friday, August 10, 2012 at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at Living Hope First United Pentecostal Church, 46694 Midway Drive, Lexington Park, MD. Interment immediately following at Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.