Rev. Sonny Busby (Henry Edward Lee Busby) went to his heavenly home on Saturday, May 4th, 2019. He was born January 9, 1925, to Lee and Louise Busby, deceased.
He is also preceded in death by his siblings: one brother Robert (Bugar) Busby; two sisters Eloise Rountree and Mae Waters; a daughter Judy Nicholas; and a grandson Robert (Robbie) Busby.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia, who was his caregiver for the last few months. They traveled together in the ministry for the last 20 years. They were active several months of the year until Rev. Busby was no longer able to travel at age 88. He continued his ministry by mail after that.
Rev. Busby is also survived by four children: Louise Bartlett (Sissie) and her husband Douglas, Lee Busby (Bubba) and his wife Pauline, Remola Bond, Alesia Busby (Lisa) (their mother Ophelia Busby is deceased); his stepsons: Jackie Cordell and Joe Cordell; his grandchildren Lanetta Goff (Nina) and her husband Darnell, James Lee Busby and his wife Pam, Russell Bartlett (Rusty) and his wife Belinda, Starla Bartlett, Theresa Steiner and her husband Dewayne, Kimberly Johnson (Kim) and her husband Lyle, Joseph Smith (Joe) and his wife Mimi, Garnette and Greg Bond, Justin and Tyler Gilmore, and Cody Flowers; 26 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; and other family, friends, and loved ones.
Funeral services will be held at Cross and Crown Family Worship Center on Three Notch Rd. on Thursday, May 9th, at 12:30pm. Visitation will precede the services from 11:30am until 12:30pm. Interment will follow after the service at Oddfellows Cemetery.