Donald Lamar (Pete) Busby, 72, passed away today, April 23, 2014 at his residence. Funeral service will be held on Friday, April, 25, 2014 at 11 AM in the chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home. Rev. Sterling Jones and Brian Busby officiating. Burial will follow in the Sowhatchee Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6-8 PM.
Serving as pallbearers will be Sheldon Bruner, Bill Bruner, Roberta Aquirre, Lynwood Anglin, Rex Henderson and Chad Chapman. Serving as Honorary pallbearers will be Aaron, Cole and Matthew Busby.
Mr. Busby was born in Early Co. September 18, 1941 to the late Aritas Singleton Busby and Edna Williams Busby. He retired Lone Oak Farm, Blakely Peanut Co. and Birdsong Peanut Co. He was of Baptist Faith. Other than his parents he was preceded in death by several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Busby is survived by his wife Dorice Alday Busby of Blakely. 3 Sons: Tracy and Sandy Busby of Blakely, Gary and Kathy Busby of Blakely and Allen and Rhonda Busby of Portal, Ga. 2 Nieces: Lisa Brantley and Lois Brantley Huff. 8 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren.