Denton William Bush, 50, of Vevay, Indiana, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at his residence in Vevay.
He was born March 25, 1970, in Madison, to Harland Denton “Denny” Bush Jr. and Phyllis Ann Buschmann Bush. He was raised on Green Valley Road and was a 1988 graduate of the Switzerland County High School. He received his associates degree in automotive service technology from Indiana Vocational Technical College on Aug. 20, 1990 in Madison. He married LeeAnn Thomas on June 14, 1994, in Vevay, and they had two daughters. He was a former mechanic for Jim Hadley Chevrolet in Madison for 20 years and was formerly employed for AutoZone in Madison, Indiana ,for one year and for Eden’s Auto Repair and Towing in Carrollton, Kentucky, for four years. He was named the 33rd top mechanic in the United States. He also received the Automotive Service Excellence Certification and the Gold Service Excellence Award through Chevrolet. He served as a volunteer firefighter for the Jeff-Craig Volunteer Fire Department for several years and attended the Union Baptist Church in Lamb, Indiana. He enjoyed building RC planes and RC cars as well as collecting Dale Earnhardt memorabilia and watching the races.
Survivors include his mother of Vevay; his daughters, Emily Ann Bush and Kelsey Lynn Bush, both of Vevay; his sister, Christy Morgan of Vevay; his grandson, Kylan Zane Bush of Vevay; and his nieces, a great nephew and two great nieces, a special buddy, Braxton Jacye May, of Vevay and numerous friends.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery there. Visitation is 11 a.m. until time of services Wednesday at the funeral home. Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing are both required.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Baptist Church, Switzerland County Animal Shelter, American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or Switzerland County Archery. Cards are available at the funeral home or online, www.