Posted: Wed 8:47 AM, Mar 13, 2013
Funeral Home: McCauley Funeral Home
September 26, 1981 - March 11, 2013
Norman Samuel "Sam" Bush, Jr., 31, of Franklin, Texas passed away Monday, March 11, 2013 in Bryan, Texas. Services will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Franklin, Texas. Rev. Jim Manning will officiate. Burial will follow in the Easterly Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. at McCauley Funeral Home in Franklin, Texas.
He was born on September 26, 1981 in Bryan, Texas to Norman Samuel Bush, Sr. and Ameila Louise Smith. He attended school in Franklin and was a 2000 graduate of Franklin High School. Sam was also a 2005 graduate of Sam Houston State University. He was employed as a teacher and also as a basketball and football coach.
He took his first job as a teacher and coach at Ozona High School and work at Groesbeck and Normangee High Schools as well. He assisted coaching the Little Dribblers all-star basketball team for the past few years and took great joy in teaching and coaching kids. He was loved and will be missed greatly by the many lives that he touched.
He was preceded in death by his grandpa, Willis Samuel Bush; and his beloved pet, Lola.
He is survived by his father, Norman Samuel Bush, Sr. and wife Kristina of Bryan; grandma, Martha Grace Bush of Franklin; aunt and uncle, Debora and Ronnie Kay of Bryan; best friend, Sheldon "Skeeter" Ivie of Franklin; and numerous other very dear friends and relatives.
Donations may be made to the Easterly Cemetery Association in Sam's name to Easterly Cemetery Association.