William Earl Bush, III

November 24, 2022

William Earl Bush, III “Bill” aged 63 passed away after heart complications on Sunday, November 13th, 2022 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Sherry Chumbley Bush and William Earl Bush, Jr. Surviving family members include one son, Dr. William Earl Bush, IV, two brothers, John Chumbley Bush and Thomas Nixon Bush.

Mr. Bush graduated from DeKalb County High School in 1977. After high school, he completed an internship serving as a page in Washington, D.C. for congressman Joe L. Evins. During the 1980’s Mr. Bush lived and worked in Murfreesboro, Tennessee while studying law at Middle Tennessee State University. In 1983, he married Donna Gwen Eley from Woodbury, Tennessee and they had one son, Will who became a classically trained concert organist.

Mr. Bush will be cremated and a graveside service will be held at DeKalb County Memorial Gardens on Monday, November 28th at 2 p.m.

Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrrangements