Joseph M. Bush, 69, of Derry, passed away Thursday May 16, 2024, at the Independence Health System Westmoreland, with his loving family and friends at his side. He was born Sept. 21, 1954, in Latrobe, a son of the late Floyd and Geneva McKowen Bush. Joe was a graduate of Derry Area High School and had worked at Airbreak before starting his own business, Joe Bush Plumbing, Heating and Excavating. He loved camping, boating, his "backhoe," trips to Ocean City, Maryland, and going on long drives and getting lost with Susie, the love of his life. He is survived by his loving wife, Susan M. Rogers Bush; son, Jason Mattock (Lindsay) of Greenville, NC; daughters, Jodi Walsh (Andrew) of Pittsburgh and Jackie Johnson (Chris) of McKeesport; his sister, Jean Bush of Derry; brothers, Edward Bush (JoAnne) of Limestone, NY, and Floyd Bush (Judy) of Latrobe; grandchildren, Caleb and Sadie Walsh; numerous nieces and nephews, all his grand pets, and many friends. Friends will be received 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, in the MCCABE FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry. To plant trees in memory, please visit the Sympathy Store.