Hickory, North Carolina - Bob Bush Sr., former executive vice president of sales at US bedding and furniture producer Hickory Springs Mfg., has passed away at the age of 78.
Bush received a number of accolades during his 50-plus years with the company, including the Exceptional Service Award and the Robert MacMorran Award, both form the International Sleep Products Association. Bush also served as the second president of the American Furniture Manufacturers Association's Suppliers Council and in 2006 was inducted into the American Furniture Hall of Fame.
Bush's two sons, Bobby Bush Jr. and Jimmy Bush both work for Hickory Springs. (RD)