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David Busbee

November 20, 1955 — April 5, 2020

Born in Corpus Christi, TX on November 20, 1955 Departed on April 5, 2020 and resided in Gallatin, TN
David John Busbee

Born in Corpus Christi, TX on November 20, 1955

Departed on April 5, 2020 and resided in Gallatin, TN

David John Busbee departed this world for his true home on Sunday April 5, 2020. He resided in Gallatin with his wife, Sandra, at the home of her brother Dean Comeaux and wife Kelly. He had previously lived 19 years in Murfreesboro, TN.

He was the former owner operator of DJ's Family Hairstyling in Slidell, LA; former owner operator of DJ's Fine Art & Custom Framing in Brandon, MS; former realtor and one of the original founders of Keller Williams Realty in Murfreesboro, TN; and he retired from the Dept. of Veterans Affairs MSCPAC in Smyrna, TN.

He was an accomplished artist with numerous commissioned paintings and was a member of Faith Is The Victory Church in Mt. Juliet, TN.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, David and Ester Hathaway; paternal grandparents, Wallace and Mary Busbee and stepfather, Roy Sullivan.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra Fay (Comeaux) Busbee; sons, Edmond Roger Schmolke, Jr. and William Burke Schmolke; mother, Sherly Sullivan; father, Wallace Edward Busbee, Jr. and wife Ann; siblings, Windi Flynn, Roy Sullivan, Jr., John Lewis Sullivan and numerous other family and friends.

The world has lost one of the most precious and gentle souls it had ever known. David Busbee was known for his kind and gentle spirit, his love for Jesus, his delight in family, his gift for painting, his excitement in fishing, his pleasure in blues music and his absolute devotion to his wife Sandra. His presence will be forever missed by his family and abundant friends. What we wouldn't give for one more big hug and that sweet smile of his, which he is now bestowing in heaven. We were blessed that he was loaned to us for the time we had him.

Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements. (615) 502-0011 Obit Line (615) 502-0555

2 Comments Tina & Michael Lillig April 8, 2020 at 9:27 am - Reply

Oh Sandra, Michael & I just saw you a few short months ago before all thisvurus. What fond memories we have of that night. We are so very sorry for your loss. If there is anything we can do for, please let us know. Your love for one another will live on and what a very precious love it is. God be with you in your hours of need. Again we are here for you. Sending you a huge virtual hug.

JoAnn Beckley April 9, 2020 at 6:09 am - Reply

Dear Fay, and all the family,

Harold and I send our most sincere sympathy in the death of your David. So glad we got to meet him at Kelly and Dean’s vow renewal ceremony. We pray that God will give you comfort during this time of grief.

Love,
Harold and Jo Ann Gutridge
Knoxville

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