Obituary: Walter Leon Rushing Jr.

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Walter Rushing

Walter Leon Rushing Jr., 84, passed away Monday, May 10, 2010. Survived by his wife, Dorothy Morris Rushing; daughter, Brenda Tortorich and husband Michael; three grandchildren, Michael and Joey Tortorich, and Walter Rushing IV; daughter-in-law, Rose Rushing; five brothers, Jimmy, Marvin, Carl, Gerald and Stanley Rushing; and sister, Dorothy "Tootsie" Cook. Preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Ida Belle Rushing; son, Walter Rushing III; and five sisters, Mildred, Wilma, Carolyn, Jennie and Essie. Visitation was at Ourso Funeral Home, Donaldsonville, Wednesday, May 12, from 8:30 a.m. until Baptist religious service at 11 a.m. Entombment in Ascension Mausoleum. Condolences can be made by visiting www.oursodonaldsonville.com. To sign and view the family guest book, please visit www.legacy.com/weeklycitizen to offer condolences to the family.