Ronald L. Bush

Ronald L. Bush, 59, of Jamestown, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in WCA Hospital.

A native of Jamestown, he was born Sept. 7, 1954, the son of the late Donald and Donna (Cook) Bush.

He had owned and operated Ron Bush Collision for more than 40 years. He was an avid drag racer and builder. He would give a helping hand to anyone. Ron especially loved children.

He is survived by a son, Ronald “Bub” Bush II of Jamestown; a daughter, Amy (Joshua) Pike of Lakewood, N.Y.; his grandchildren, whom he adored: Brionna and Kaydan Bush of Jamestown, N.Y., and Josh, Mitchell and Zoe Pike of Lakewood; three brothers: Donald Bush of Jamestown, and David and Chuck Bush, both of Lakewood, N.Y.; a sister, Crissy (Bush) Farnella of Naples, Fla.; and his former wife, Susan (Lindberg) Bush, whom he married Nov. 17, 1973.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m., on Saturday, May 17, at Zion Covenant Church on Fairmount Avenue, Jamestown.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Buf-falo Children’s Hospital: WCHOB Foundation, 1260 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14209.