Cover photo for William Rushforth's Obituary
William Rushforth Profile Photo
1937 William 2020

William Rushforth

July 24, 1937 — August 21, 2020

Winter Springs

William Charles "Uncle Bill" Rushforth, 83, of Winter Springs, passed away Friday, August 21, 2020.  He was the widower of the late Rosemarie Rushforth who passed away in 2017.

Bill was born July 24, 1937 in Peekskill, NY to the late George and Marion Smith Rushforth.  After retiring from Sears, Bill started working in the funeral industry in Central Florida.  Uncle Bill, as he was affectionately known to his co-workers, became a local legend in the funeral industry.

Bill is survived by two sons, Charles and Kevin; three grandchildren, Amy, Noelle and Kevin II; six great grandchildren, Gage, Josh, Ethan, Evan, Miranda and Reilly; one sister-in-law, Denise (Brian); two nieces, Nicole and Hope; one nephew, Brian; six great nieces and nephews, Summer, Jimmy, Conner, Lucas, Emma and Bralyn; one great great niece, Mackenzie Rosemarie, and one great great nephew, Timothy James.
In addition to his loving wife of 57 years and his parents, Bill is preceded in death by one grand daughter, Chaise.

The family will receive friends Saturday, August 29, 2020, from 11:30 until 1pm, at Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home in Winter Garden.  Funeral services will be held starting at 1pm.

The service will be live streamed for those unable to attend the service.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William Rushforth, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, August 29, 2020

11:30am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home

1148 E Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home

1148 E Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree