Fredonia - Robert was born May 4th, 1929 to William Coke Brush and Vida Beck Brush. He passed from this life on Feb 11, 2009 at his home in Fredonia, Arizona. He married Dianne Chappell on December 23rd, 1958. From this union 4 children were born, Robert William Brush, Lorene Faye Gilbert, Dan C. Brush, and James Sherman Brush. Robert worked most of his life in the drilling business; he worked on oil rigs from Canada to Texas. In 1981 he moved his family from Erda, Utah to Fredonia, Az. He and Dianne purchased the Shiprock Motel, and was the drilling Superintendent for Energy Fuels Nuclear, he retired in 1991.
He is survived by his wife Dianne, 4 children and 11 grandchildren. Robert William, Lorene Faye (Lorin), Dan C. (Angela), James Sherman (Desiree'), Grandchildren; Riley, Heather, Danyele, Cody, Clayton, Baylee, Wade, Rachelle, Alyssa, Rhett, Kamryn. Brother; Caydon Brush in Amarillo, Texas, and sisters; Esta Faye Brush, Iren Crow of Itasca, Texas, and Betty Ruth Wilkins of Lubbock, Texas.
Robert is preceded in death by his Parents, step-mother; Pearl Duckett Brush, and brothers; James C. Brush, William C. Brush, Richard Brush, Kenneth Brush, and JR Brush.
Funeral services will be held February 14th, 2009 at the Fredonia LDS Chapel at 12 Noon, the viewing will be from 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM prior to the service. Burial will be in the Fredonia Cemetery under the direction of Mosdell Mortuary.