James Everette Bussey

August 16, 1936 - May 1, 2015

08/16/1936 - 05/01/2015

James E. Bussey

James Everette Bussey, 78, died May 1, 2015. Mr. Bussey was born in Norfolk to the late Taylor and Gladys Pugh Bussey. He was a veteran having served in the Strategic Air Command division of US Air Force. Mr. Bussey retired from the Ford motor company, was a member of Great Bridge Baptist Church, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, and the South Norfolk Moose Lodge. He enjoyed bowling, shooting pool, collecting guns and miniature cars.

Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Tessa Thompson David of Garner, NC; sister, Annette DeLee of Green Cove Springs, FL; nieces, Sherry DeLee of Green Cove Springs and Jeania Delk George of Hiram, GA; grandchildren, Josh and Dana Thompson; and a host of great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friend at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake on Monday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 pm at the funeral home with Richard Castleberry officiating. Burial will follow at Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com.

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Johnny Cooke
8 years ago

Annette, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Jimmie. I want to send my condolences to you and your family. Sincerely, Johnny Cooke

Joan Russell
8 years ago

Dear Annette,

So sorry for you loss. May the memories of the good times comfort you.

Classmate Joan T Russell

Sid & Karen Cutler, Blounts Creek, NC
8 years ago

Jim was a great next door neighbor for 17 years. He was a very generous man that loved a good joke. My best memory is when he told us that he had a daughter & grandchildren. He was beaming! We’ll miss you Jim!!

8 years ago

Our sincerest condolences. We’re sorry to hear of Jimmie’s passing. Jimmie was a good friend for over 40 yrs.

8 years ago

Sorry for your loss he was a ball of fun at the Ford Plant

ray hipp
8 years ago

will recall the good times we shared at ledgeon ray