Kendall Eric Busch, 74 - Washington

Kendall Eric Busch, 74, of Washington, W.Va., passed away on Jan. 6, 2015, at his residence.

He was born April 24, 1940, in Wirt County, W.Va., a son of the late Noble and Delta Davis Busch.

Kendall was a graduate of Wirt County High School and served with the National Guard. He was formerly employed at Borg-Warner. He was in the oil and gas business and owned and operated Busch Inc. and Ritcher Utilities. He was 50-year member of Burning Springs Lodge #132 AF&AM, he was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Parkersburg, and a member of the Nemesis Shrine.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Hardin Busch, whom he married Oct. 18, 1991; two daughters, Kelli (Jay) White of Parkersburg W.Va., and Felicia (Jim) Thurman of Scott Air Force Base in Illinois; one son, Benjamin Winkler of Fort Carson, Colorado Spring, Co.; one sister, Judith Maxwell of Stuart Draft, Va.; two brothers, Trent (Carol) Busch of Valdosta, Ga., and Rodney Busch of Richmond, Va.; two grandsons, James Eric (Katie) White and Dylan Kendall-Wayne Thurman; and three brothers-in-law, Gary (JoAnn) Hardin of Davisville, W.Va., Jim (Pat) Hardin of Athens, W.Va., and George Moberg of San Diego, Calif.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his mother and father-in-law, Jeanie and Wilbert Hardin; and sister-in-law, Mary Ann Moberg.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10, at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St., south Parkersburg, with Dr. William Thomas officiating, and flag presentation by West Virginia Army National Guard Honor Guard. Interment will be at the Hartley Cemetery, Brohard, W.Va., at the convenience of the family. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 9, at the funeral home.