George Weller Bushey, 81

AUG. 30, 1929-AUG. 10, 2011

August 12, 2011
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George Weller Bushey, 81, of Briarcliff Drive in Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at his home.

Born Aug. 30, 1929, in Cavetown, Md., George was the son of the late George M. Bushey and Helen Weller.

George was a graduate of Carnegie Tech with a degree in architecture, and was a registered architect in Maryland.

George served four years in the U.S. Navy.

George was one of the more prominent architects within the state of Maryland. George was founder of Bushey-Burrey Architects and later Bushey Associates, Inc. Many highlights of his career include an appointment to the Maryland Architectural Registration Board in 1980, designing The Rainbow Condominums in Ocean City, Md., the Super Max Prison in Baltimore, the original Washington County Detention Center, Western Heights Middle School, Springfield Middle School, Williamsport High School, and many of the original projects at Hagertown Community College.

He is survived by his two daughters, Cheryl Patrick and husband, Kevin Patrick, of Aurora, Colo., and Taryn Jones and husband, Frank Jones, of Greencastle, Pa.; son, George Kent Bushey of Baltimore; and brother, Robert Bushey of Smithsburg. Grandchildren include Darren Patrick, Tyler Patrick, Kara Jones and Rylan Jones.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta Bushey.

Services will be Monday, Aug. 15, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Catholic Church, 385 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, with Father Joseph Stahura officiating.

George will always be remembered for his love of life, often saying "I've had the time of my life!" and his great sense of humor.

Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home Smithsburg.

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