Richard E. Bush, 76, of Chillicothe, formerly of Peoria, passed away at 1:03 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at his residence.
Richard was born on January 2, 1940, in Pekin. He married Judith Ann Hundemer on January 6, 1994. She preceded him in death on April 8, 2013.
He is survived by his daughters, Tiffany (Vincent) Nagel of Peoria and Lisa Sutton of Oklahoma; son, Bo (Julie) Cheesman of Dunlap; grandson, Brady Schieleine of Peoria; and girlfriend, Vanessa Clougherty of Chillicothe.
He was the owner and operator of Banana’s in Chillicothe, Tanglewood Banana’s and Banana’s East in East Peoria and he was a musician. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, member of the Navy/Marine Club Ship #34 in Peoria Heights and Elk’s Lodge #20 in Peoria.
A celebration of Richard’s life will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at Banana’s in Chillicothe, 908 Front Street. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue, in Peoria.