GREENSBORO-Richard S. Buse, 88, of Greensboro, passed away on Wednesday evening, Feb. 6, 2013, at Hospice Home at High Point, with his wife by his side.
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Having grown up in Newton Lower Falls, Mass., Mr. Buse attended prep school at The Stony Brook School in Stony Brook, N.Y.; Tufts University in Medford, Mass.; and Babson College in Wellesley, Mass. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served on a minesweeper during World War II.
He spent his career in human resources with Duplan Corporation, Burlington Industries, and PPG Industries, before becoming a management consultant with Patrick B. Comer Associates.
He is survived by his wife, Elaine Fesperman Hayes, of the home; his son, Mark Buse of Shelby; his daughter, Diane Koch of Hickory, and her children, PJ, Aaron, Sarah, Nicole, and Samantha; his daughter, Carrie Buse of Santa Monica, Calif.; his son by marriage, Eric Hayes of Greensboro; and his grandsons, Will, Sam, Luke, and Matthew Hayes.
Memorial Service: Will be held at a later date.
Memorials: May be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 26262 (http://www.hospice-careconnection.org/waysToGive.aspx).
Published in Shelby Star on Feb. 13, 2013