Originally created 06/03/04

Mr. R. J. Bussey (APPLING, Ga.)



APPLING, Ga.- Funeral services for Mr. R. J. "Jiggs" Bussey, 85, of Pine Ridge Road, Appling, Georgia, who died June 1, 2004, will be conducted Friday morning at 11 a.m. from the Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home. Pastor James K. Glander officiating. Interment in Pineview Memorial Gardens. Mr. Bussey was a native of Augusta, a former resident of North Augusta, having made Appling his home for the past 22 years./ HE was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II and the retired owner of Fox Candy Company. Mr. Bussey was the husband of the late Mrs. Josephine George Bussey. Survivors include two sons, George Bussey and Emerson B. Bussey, both of North Augusta; two daughters, Eleanor Harris, Appling and Charlotte Crawford, North Augusta; a sister, Margie Foss, Fargo, North Dakota; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Ramsey Harris, Wade Crawford, D. Scott Bussey, G. Scott Bussey, Carlton Fulcher and Greg Lepard. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this Thursday evening from 7 to 9. The family will be at the residence of Charlotte Crawford, 810 Old Edgefield Road, North Augusta, S.C. Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund, 1002 Carolina Avenue, North Augusta, S.C. 29841. Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181). Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle June 3, 2004