Darrell Roger Buss, 54, of 2706 Monroe, died at 2:12 p.m. on Friday (Dec. 13, 2013) in Blessing Hospital. Darrell was born April 6, 1959, in Quincy, a son of Glen Roger and Katherine Tripp Buss. He married Laura Lea Olson May 31, 1997, in Clayton. She survives. Darrell was a 1977 graduate of Camp Point Central High School. He worked at Ursa Farmers' Co-op for 18 years and then at Graphic Packaging for a year. He was a member of the Lutheran faith and was a former member of the Clayton Lion's Club. Darrell's passion was farming. He also collected toy tractors and loved to go to auctions. The biggest joy in his life was the companionship of his wife and his dog, Sammy. His wife's beauty shop customers were part of his family and friends. He was a kind, sweet and gentle person who never said a bad word about anybody. Survivors in addition to his wife include his father, Glen Roger Buss of Quincy; his mother-in-law, Shirley Williams of Quincy; his father-in-law, Harvey (LuAnn) Sloniger of Quincy; a brother-in-law, Spencer (Dawn) Williams and their son Alex of St. Charles, Mo.; and a sister-in-law, Ann Sloniger. Darrell was preceded in death by his mother. SERVICES: There will be no services. MEMORIALS: The family wishes Masses to be said at Blessed Sacrament Church in memory of Darrell. ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.hansenspear.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Dec. 15 to Dec. 17, 2013
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