Lowrey Windell Busby
Services for Lowrey Windell Busby, who died Friday, June 14, 2019, at his home in Oxford will be 2 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2019, at the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford with the Rev. David Ard and the Rev. Charles Lipe officiating.
Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. The visitation will be held prior the service from 11 a.m. until service time in West Hall at Waller Funeral Home.
Born in Oxford to the late, W.L. and Wanna Bland Busby, Windell was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church. Everyone who knew Windell knew his strength of character. He worked with his father for several years as a carpenter and then retired, after 25 years of service, from the University of Mississippi Physical Plant as a Carpenter Foreman. In his spare time, he enjoyed raising cattle and was also an avid hunter. Windell was a devoted husband and father who loved his home, wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carolyn R. Busby of Oxford; daughters, Pam Busby McNeely and husband, Jim, of Oxford; Donna Busby Oliphant and husband, Lloyd, of Oxford; and Kim Busby Cauthen and husband, Dusty, of Natchez; sister, LaRhonda Busby Harris and husband, Freddie, of Oxford; brother, Jarvis Busby and wife, Mary Alice, of Oxford; Wilbourn Busby and wife ,Dorothy, of Oxford; and Dewayne Busby and wife, Melba, of Oxford; grandchildren, Ben McNeely of Oxford, Kacey McNeely Edwards of Canton, Tanner Marquis of Raleigh, NC, John Peyton Marquis of Oxford, Sydney Cauthen of Natchez and Conner Cauthen of Natchez; and great grandchildren, Alice McNeely of Jonesboro, Ark., Hartley Edwards of Kosciusko, Neely Edwards of Canton and Luke Edwards of Canton.
Memorial contributions in Busby’s memory may be made to the Crippled Children’s Hospital and School, 2009 Lamar Ave, Memphis TN, 38114.
For further information or to leave an online condolence, please call 662-234-7971 or visit www.wallerfuneralhome.com.