Mr. Benjamin S. Rushton – Johnston, S.C.

Thurmond Burnett         

 Phone: (803)637-6536

David T. Burnett            

   Fax: (803)637-6006


Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Inc.

Established 1902

801 Columbia Road

Post Office Box 389

Edgefield, South Carolina 29824

February 28, 2018

Mr. Benjamin S. Rushton

Johnston, S.C.


Mr. Benjamin Samuel Rushton, 62, of Louisa Lane, passed away Tuesday February 27, 2018 at his residence.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday at 11 A.M. at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Johnston. S.C.

Mr. Rushton was born in Saluda County and was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church. Mr. Rushton was a Massage Therapist. He was an avid Clemson Fan.

Survivors include 1 Son- James Kyle (Katie) Rushton; 2 Daughters- Susan Ann Rushton, Cassie Dearing Rushton; 2 Sisters- Sandra Rushton Sain, Judy Rushton McCutcheon; 1 Brother- Robert Eugene Rushton; and 5 Grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to National Federation of the Blind, 119 S. Kilbourne Road Columbia, S.C. 29205.

The family is at the home and will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 P.M.  at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home.

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