BUSSEY, Richard of Tampa, 74 passed away on Feb. 22, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in the Bronx, NY, and lived in Wappingers Falls, NY, for 25 years before moving to Tampa 17 years ago. He worked in the commercial printing and sales industry for over 50 years. He served the Hillside Lake Fire Dept in New York as a volunteer fireman and rescue squad responder. He also coached the East Fishkill Under 16 Girls travel soccer team. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Regina; daughters, Gina Gistinger of Tampa, & Laura Ahammer of Atlanta, GA; & his son, Richard Peter Bussey of San Jose, CA. He took great pride in his granddaughers, Megan and Kayla Gistinger; and grandson, Paris Ahammer. A memorial Mass will be held at Incarnation Catholic Church on Webb Road, Tampa on Thursday, Feb. 28th, at 10 am. Final resting place will be at Sarasota National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the Bussey family requests that donations be made in his memory to: SafeHouse Outreach, 89 Ellis St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. (404) 523-2221, www.safehouseoutreach.org. Please view and sign the online guestbook at: www.blountcurrywest.com.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Feb. 26, 2013