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Emet Riley Rushin

July 7, 1937 — November 4, 2023

Bloomfield

     Emet Riley Rushin of Bloomfield, Missouri, the son of the late Albert "Ab" and Dollie (Whitley} Rushin was born on July 7, 1937,  in Bell City, Missouri, and went to be with the Lord on November 4, 2023, at his home in Bloomfield, surrounded by his loving sons at the age of 86.
     Emet was of the Baptist Faith. He enjoyed hunting, bow and arrow and really enjoyed coon hunting as well as fishing. He loved spending time with family, especially spoiling his grandchildren. 
     Emet married Janet Levon (Burgess) on June 5, 1956, in Bloomfield, Missouri, and remained married until her passing in November 7, 2020, being married for 64 years.
     He is survived by four sons, Steve Rushin of Bloomfield; Tony Rushin of Dexter; Jeff and wife, Kim Rushin of Bloomfield; and Mike Rushin of Anna, Illinois; one special grandson that he raised since an infant, Colin Jones; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews as well a host of family and friends.
     Emet was preceded in death by his parents; his wife;  one sister, Mildred Arlene Mason, three half siblings, Howard Marquis, Verna Harper, and Della St. Cinn.
     A Visitation  will be held Thursday, November 9, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Watkins and Sons  Funeral Chapel in Bloomfield, Missouri, with the Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. and Pastor Dwight Hensley of Bloomfield officiating.
     Internment will follow at the Harper Cemetery near Aid, Missouri with Watkins And Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of all arrangements.  
                                                                               Watkins And Sons Funeral Service
                                                            info@watkinsfuneralhome.com or phone 573-624-3548

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Interment

Tuesday, November 9, 0202

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

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Visitation

Thursday, November 9, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Watkins Funeral Homes - Bloomfield

106 N Prairie, Bloomfield, MO 63825

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Funeral Service

Thursday, November 9, 2023

1:00pm - 11:00 am (Central time)

Watkins Funeral Homes - Bloomfield

106 N Prairie, Bloomfield, MO 63825

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