Roy Bussey LITTLEFILED- Roy Bussey, 89, of Littlefield passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 in Littlefield. He was born on Dec. 16, 1924 to George W. and Stella Bussey in Iowa Park, Texas. Roy was a 61 year resident of Littlefield and retired from Southwest Public Service in 1986 after 39 years of service. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army during WWII. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Littlefield and Littlefield Masonic Lodge for over 50 years. He played a big role in getting the Lamb County Veterans Memorial built and was very active in the Littlefield VFW. Royce married Faye Bussey on Sept. 7, 1947 in Hereford, Texas. She was the mother of their two children, Royce and Sissy. Faye passed away Nov. 9, 1994. He married Helen Butler on March 28, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Helen Bussey of Littlefield; a daughter, Stella Goyne and husband Coy of Plainview; daughter-in-law, Gayle Bussey of Littlefield; sister-in-law Marzell Powell of Dimmitt; grandchildren, Greg and Shelby Goyne of Colorado Springs, Colo., Brad and Cynthia Bussey of Littlefield, Cisti and Paul Pinkert of Levelland, and Melissa and David Quartemaine of Temple; six great-grandchildren; and various nieces and nephews. Waiting for him in Heaven were his wife, Faye Bussey; his son, Royce Bussey, who passed on Aug. 27, 2013; his parents; three sisters; and five brothers. Funeral services for Royce will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 in Grace Chapel at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Mike DeLoach officiating. Interment will follow at Littlefield Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the personal care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield. Serving as pallbearers will be Greg Goyne, Brad Bussey, Matthew Pinkert, Gary Squires, Dennis McCain, and Ben McKinnon. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the South Plains Honor Flight, PO box 94787, Lubbock, Texas 79493.
Hillcrest Funeral Home - Littlefield
1305 Phelps Avenue Littlefield, TX 79339
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Dec. 29, 2013