Elmer Bush

July 3, 1945 ~ May 31, 2021 (age 75)


Dillman-Scott Funeral Home


Elmer Bush, 75, of Paoli Indiana, passed away on Monday, May 31, 2021, at IU Health in Bloomington, Indiana.  he was born in Mitchell, Indiana on July 3, 1945, to Charles and Naomi Stewart Bush. He married Yvonne Yopp on October 12, 1979, and she preceded him in death.


Elmer was preceded in death by his wife, parents, daughter, Deanna Andrews, and brothers, Ray bush and John Busch.


He was in National Guard from 1963-1969. Elmer was a member of the American Legion Post 250 in Mitchell IN. He was a Christian baptized in the Baptist Faith. Elmer retired from Carpenter Body Works and Jasper Engines in Carefee, Indiana. He was currently employed at Lost River Career Cooperative.


Survivors include:



                Eric (Lisa) Bush                                                                                                                  Bloomington, Indiana

                Daniel Bush                                                                                                                        Mitchell, Indiana

                Steven Bush                                                                                                                        Bedford, Indiana

                Joe Bush                                                                                                                              Bedford, Indiana

                Chris (Jennifer) Bush                                                                                                       Mitchell, Indiana

                Joe Yopp                                                                                                                              Paoli, Indiana

                Eddie (Sarah) Yopp                                                                                                          Paoli, Indiana



                Mike (Juanita) Bush                                                                                                         Orleans, Indiana

                Clarence (Louise) Bush                                                                                                   Orleans, Indiana

                Jim (Tammy) Bush                                                                                                           Orleans, Indiana

                Paul Bush                                                                                                                            Mitchell, Indiana


                Edna Marlatt                                                                                                                      Logansport, Indiana

                Janet (Richard) Wisley                                                                                                    Orleans, Indiana

                Sharon Baker                                                                                                                      Frankfort, Indiana

                Oneita (Jim) Roach                                                                                                           Bloomfield, Indiana

                Gale (Bill) Spadie                                                                                                               Springville, Indiana

                Elnora King                                                                                                                          Mitchell, Indiana



                14-Grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews also survive Elmer Bush.


Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home located at 226 W. Campbell St. Paoli IN 47454. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 PM Friday, June 4, 2021, and from 9:00 AM until time of service on Saturday. Interment will follow in the Mitchell Community Cemetery.


Pastor Jim Roach will officiate


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June 4, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

Funeral Service
June 5, 2021

11:00 AM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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