John Bartlett Cushman, age 95, of Ashland City, died on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at Hillcrest Healthcare Center in Ashland City. A service of remembrance will be held 2 o’clock p.m. Saturday, January 14th, 2017 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Hugh Atkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Bearwallow Community Cemetery in Ashland City with Trey Shearon, Bryant Shearon, Billy Wray, John Nicks, Steven Parman, and Scott Atkins serving as pallbearers. There will be no visitation prior to the service.
Mr. Cushman was born March 23, 1921 in Cheatham County, Tennessee to the late Ernest and Susie Cushman. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served in World War II. Mr. Cushman was also a retired accountant and a member of the Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Delora Binkley Cushman; brothers, George, Thomas, & Billy Cushman; and sister, Imagene Wray.
He is survived by his nephews, Tom (Cathy) Cushman, Bobby Cushman, Jeff (Beth) Wray, Billy Wray; nieces, Patsy Atkins, Colleen Cushman, Susan (Larry) DeMoss, Melinda Mondo; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
Donations may be made to The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. All donations may be made in care of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements.