We are saddened to report the tragic loss of River Bushell from Bardstown, Kentucky. On Thursday, July 27, 2023, River, who was just 24 years old, passed away in a devastating car accident. During this challenging period, we extend our thoughts and heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.
Who was River Bushell?
River Bushell was a dedicated individual who lived in Bardstown, Kentucky. Born on May 18, 1999, to his parents John and Melissa (Mattingly) Bushell, River attended Bardstown High School before embarking on his career at Nucor. He found love and companionship with his wife, Katie Mackenzie Bushell, whom he cherished dearly. In his leisure time, River was deeply involved with the stock car racing community, finding joy in spending weekends at the racetrack with Katie. Additionally, he had a passion for video games and music, often immersing himself in his favorite tunes through his beloved “Beats” headphones.
River Bushell Accident: What was His Cause of death?
According to available reports, River Bushell tragically passed away due to the injuries he sustained in a severe motor vehicle accident. As of now, the exact cause of the accident remains unknown and is still under investigation. The authorities and relevant parties are working diligently to uncover the details surrounding the incident. As more information becomes available, we will promptly update and share the findings with the community. Our thoughts go out to River’s family and friends during this difficult time, and we hope for clarity and closure as the investigation progresses.
In a heart-wrenching post, Katie Mackenzie Bushell expressed her profound grief and disbelief over the loss of her beloved husband, River Bushell.
I have no words. None of the words are right. This has been the worst day of my life. This is a post I never wanted to make. My husband River Bushell passed away this morning after being involved in a car accident. I never thought I’d have to face this life without you and I don’t know how I’ll keep going. I’m so broken. I can’t believe you are really gone. I keep thinking you are going to walk through the door at any minute. And I’ll wake up from this nightmare. You are such an amazing person and You should be here with me. I feel like there’s so much I didn’t say but I love you so much.– Wrote by Katie Mackenzie Bushell
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Obituary And Funeral Arrangements
The funeral service for River Bushell will take place on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, at 2 pm. It will be held at Schoppenhorst, Underwood & Brooks Funeral Home, located at 4895 N. Preston Hwy in Shepherdsville, with burial in Mt. Eden Cemetery. Family and friends can come to pay their respects on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, from 1 pm to 8 pm, as well as on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, from 9 am until the time of the service at Schoppenhorst, Underwood & Brooks Funeral Home.