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Tony Emanuel Bush Sr.

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Tony E. Bush, Sr., 53 of Suitland, MD (formerly of Maddox, MD), was born on May 19, 1967 to the late Mary Virginia (Curtis) Bush, and the late Arthur E. Bush, Jr., in Leonardtown, MD, St. Mary’s County. The Lord set Tony free on June 17, 2020; He said “”it is time my child for rest, come home with me.”” Tony received his education in the St. Mary’s County school system and graduated in 1986 from Chopticon High School. Tony worked for the State of Maryland for over 20 years at the Cheltenham Youth Facility and was at the start of his retirement. Tony was also an active member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 11578. Tony loved to socialize with family and friends and was always the light of the party; his laugh would travel for miles. In addition to his parents, Tony was preceded in death by his grandson, Demetri Hooper; sisters, Julia Lucile Bush-Farris (Marc), Betty Marie Bush and Alice Maureen Bush Baruwa; niece, Shantel Monique Bright; nephew, Kandeh Jr.; God-parents, Catherine and Fredrick Holton and a host of other relatives. Tony leaves to cherish special memories his children, Tonisha Bush, Denita Whittaker Hooper (Leonard) and Tony Bush, Jr. (Courtney); four grandchildren, Juliyah Dickens, Kah’Niyah Bush, Jaheim Knott and Zaviana Bush; sisters, Annette Hebb (Quintin), Flora Bush-Gantt and Tina Marshall (Dennis); brother-in-law, Larry Baruwa; God-child, Latasha Brown and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Visitation will begin at 9 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am on Friday, June 26, 2020 at Sacred Heart Church, 23080 Maddox Rd, Bushwood, MD 20618. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Church cemetery. The family would be very grateful for monetary donations to help with the funeral expenses. Donations may be made directly to Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home via credit card, cash or certified check. No personal checks will be accepted.

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  1. Shirley Lee says:

    I was so shock to hear today of Tony passing the Bush family was my friends his sister Julia and I were very close friends I just cannot believe it the family had been thru so much in the last 4 years but God have them in his arms and will give strength ,Annette and Flo you are the head of the family now stay strong I will be reaching out to you all soon, I still cannot believe this love Shirley ,Charnita and Mr.A.Briscoe.

  2. Rose Kitt says:

    Peace and comfort to the family.

    Rose Kitt

  3. Kathleen Crandall says:

    The Medical Staff from Cheltenham Youth Detention Center sends sincere condolences to Mr.Tony’s family, coworkers and friends. We will hold those that loved him in our prayers. He was always so kind, gracious and cheerful. He took care of our maintenance needs with a delightful attitude. He was always the perfect example of serving the Lord with a smile. May Tony rest in the arms of his Savior and may the Lord hold his family in the palm of His hand, bless his family and bring them peace.
    Cheltenham Nurses

  4. Christine Watkins says:

    Sending our condolences to the Bush family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. From Christine Watkins and Carmen Butler

  5. Robert Somerville jr says:

    Bush man we love you forever I would never forget the times that I left from the track come to your house later at night and here the a truck outside sound like a race car somebody came to the door and said who that Tony said oh that’s just little rob… Tony, Ron, David, Lil Rob,lil Tony, Kenny…4 ever. Lvu Lil Rob and family

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  7. Missy Bowman-Fenwick says:

    Tony you will be missed. I didn’t see you much but when I did it was always a pleasure. Your friendly smile and kind words will forever be remembered. RIP.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Condolences to the Bush family. Tony will be truly missed we had some good times at work. He would come in dietary department and would tell jokes and carry on then he talking what you got to eat in here.. here Tony take this food get out of here mannnn good times.
    RIP MR.Bush still hard to believe.

  9. dev-ff says:

    We would like to give our condolences to the Bush Family. Your father was a great man and he will be greatly missed. From Theresa and Family.

  10. Theresa P says:

    We send our deepest condolences to the Bush Family. Your father was an amazing person and he will be greatly missed -Theresa and Family

  11. Tanya Curtis says:

    My condolences goes out to The Bush Family..

  12. Mr&Mrs.Bernard Thomas says:

    To The Family of Tony E Bush
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. Our prayers and condolences goes out to the family. He will be missed our family, he was a very out going person. May he rest in peace with the Lord, and may the Lord grant the family peace and comfort through this sorrowful time

  13. Anonymous says:

    To Annette & Flora and all the Bush family. Thoughts and Prayers from My family here in North Carolina to yours in Maryland. Tony, would always stop by the Armstrong house off of Maddox Rd. He was always welcomed by our family. May he rest peacefully now, Continued Strength & Prayers. Amanda Armstrong Berry & Family

  14. TINY FRANKLIN says:

    Celebrating a life well lived. As the days and weeks pass, and as we return to life’s routine, may the family continue to feel comfort by the LOVE and support of the family and friends. We will cherish the memories forever.

  15. Ranee Johnson says:

    Tony was such a pleasant man. My prayers go out to his family. RIP Tony! Your smile will be missed.

  16. Melvin Dennis says:

    Wow! I’m just blown away by this. Tony was my friend. May he rest in enteral peace. My Prayers and condolences goes out to the entire family.

  17. Mary Bowman says:

    My condolences to the Bush families Tony was a close friend of my son Rodney may he R.I.P.

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