James L. Bussey
1948 - 2021
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Bussey, James L.
1948 - 2021
James L. Bussey, age 72, of Grove City, Ohio, passed away February 17, 2021, at his residence after a battle with cancer. He was born in Morgantown, WV to the late Willis L. Bussey and Verna Ruth Flowers. He was a Marine Corps veteran of Viet Nam. "Major Bussey" retired after 30 years at The Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections. He then worked at the Deer Creek Golf Course Pro Shop for 18 years. He was a firearms instructor and loved fishing and traveling in his RV with his "dear," Debbie. He was preceded in death by his brothers Harold and Charles Bussey. Survivors include his wife, Debbie, of 50 years; daughter, Drema "Drifty" Bussey; son, James L. "Jim Bob" (Dreama "DeeDee" Cleaver) Bussey II; sister, Judy "Sister Belle" (Jim) Lowe; sister-in-law, Lydia "Chrissy" Bussey; sister-in-law, Nancy Bell; grandson, Bobby "Bubbers" Castle Jr.; Godson, Jack "Jaybird" (Catherine) Bell II; stepfather, David "Dan" Flowers; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may visit Tuesday, February 23, from 3PM until the time of the funeral at 6PM at THE SPENCE-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, 2697 Columbus Street, Grove City, Ohio. Rev. Ronald D. Reynolds officiating. Online condolences may be left at www.spencemillerfuneralhome.com

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Feb. 18 to Feb. 27, 2021.
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February 23, 2021
The world is a lesser place without him. Jim spent his entire adult life serving. First, serving his country in the Marine Corps and then serving the State of Ohio working in corrections. Jim Bussey was a good man and he will be missed. RIP
Randy Brooks
February 19, 2021
My father was an amazing man. I loved him more than words can say. Rest In Peace, Pa. I love you so much.
Jim Bussey II
February 19, 2021
So sorry, Debbie, to hear this sad news. Jim was always such a happy face to see at Deer Creek. Always willing to help out wherever he could. Our thoughts and prayers will be with your family at this time. Tom and Nancy Chaplin
Thomas Chaplin
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