Fallen Hero: LTC Kermit Rushing

Hattiesburg, MS

Funeral Home

Moore Funeral Services

805 Hardy Hattiesburg, MS 39401


Friday, Jul 20, 10-11:30 am, Moore Funeral Services


Friday, Jul 20, 11:30 am, Moore Funeral Services


LTC (R) Kermit Lee Rushing Jr.
Jan 23, 1936. — Jul 16, 2018
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Lt. Col. Kermit Lee Rushing, Jr., USA (Ret), 82, of Hattiesburg, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018 at Forrest General Hospital. Visitation will be Friday, July 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg with services immediately following at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.
Mr. Rushing was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church. He served in the United States Army and retired from the National Guard. He was a Civilian Pharmacist on several Army bases. He was also a member of the Military Officer’s Association.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Kermit Lee Rushing, Sr. and Quay Strickland Rushing.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Rushing of Hattiesburg, MS; two sons, Dr. David Lee Rushing of Huntsville, AL and Kermit Lee (Georgiana) Rushing, III. of Edmond, OK; two step-children, Gwen (Dennis) Pierce of Hattiesburg, MS and Kurt (Vicki) Yow of Midland, TX; his ex-wife, Ann Rushing of Florence, AL; one sister, Martha Barrett of Mendenhall, MS; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Veterans Outreach, 15 Pritchett Dr. Collins, MS 39428.

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