Busby, George “Wray” of St. Thomas, passed away on Thursday, March 28th, 2013, at the Nipissing Manor Nursing Home, North Bay, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Gladys (Colman) Busby and dearly loved father of Garnet “Wray’ Busby (Lisa Helm) of Kansas City and Jane Arlene Sauve (Rene) of North Bay. Much loved grandfather of Rusty Lee Busby, Erich Wray Busby, Courtney Leigh Busby, Tawnecia Shirley Tai, Tamara Dorothy Sauve and Chad Aldege Omer Sauve. Dear great grandfather of Mackenzie, Nathan, Logan and Sydney. Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Wray was born in Bridgeview, On (Fort Erie) on August 19th, 1927, the son of the late Garnet George and Katherine Madeline (Bunn) Busby. He was a retired locomotive engineer. Wray was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church. He was also a member of St. David’s Masonic Lodge #302 A.F. and A.M.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow, with private interment of ashes in Greenwood Cemetery, Fort Erie on Saturday. Visitation on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society.