Garnett Thomas Busic
Garnett Thomas Busic, age 79, of 22 Shelby Avenue, died Friday morning at his home after an extended illness. He was born April 17, 1910 in Wythe County, Virginia ; the son of James Thomas and Martha Jane (Atkins) Busic.
Mr. Busic is survived by his wife, Mary Jeanette (Leapley) Busic; 4 daughters: Mrs. Virginia Ganoe of Rich Creek, VA, Mrs. Roger (June) Hartland of Mansfield, and Mrs. Glenna Jennings and Mrs. Charles (Audrey) Richardson both of Shelby; 1 son: Garnett Thomas Busic, Jr. of Waipahu, Hawaii; 1 brother Bernard Graham Busic of Chico, CA; 1 sister: Myra Harrell of Palaska, Virginia; 13 grandchildren;15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife Aileen Busic in 1981 and by 1 grandson David Richardson in 1985.
Mr. Busic was a retired millwright from General Motor’s Fisher Body Plant in Ontario. He was a member of Taylortown community church, Shelby Masonic Lodge #350 F. & A.M., Scottlsh Valley of Columbus; Rlzpah Chapter #153 Order of the Eastern Star, United Auto Workers Local #549, and had been a former board member of the American Cancer Society Richland-Shelby unit.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home with his pastor the Rev. Dr. Edward N. Beck, officiating. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park. Calling hours will be on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home where Masonic Services will be held at 8:30 p.m. Monday.
Memorial expressions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Shelby Public Health League and left at the funeral home.