GREENCASTLE — Raymond Stephen
Bussing, 84, of Greencastle, died Sunday, April 26, 2009, at 5:35 a.m., at
Millpond Health Campus. He was born April 7, 1925, in Jackson Township, in Clay
County, the oldest of seven children born to Raymond Stephen Bussing Sr. and
Marjorie Candice Fisher Bussing. He attended Annunciation B.V.M. Grade School,
and graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1943. He served in the U.S.
Army during World War II.
On April 20, 1968, he and Helen Louise Weaver were united in marriage. They
lived in Greencastle and were members of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church
in Greencastle. Raymond was an architectural engineering instructor for ITT
Technical Institute in Indianapolis.
Preceding the deceased in death were his parents, Raymond and Marjorie Bussing;
two brothers, Bernard Vincent Bussing, and Richard William Bussing; two
sisters-in-law, Patricia Mary Bussing, and Judith Ann Bussing; one
brother-in-law, Ray Harold Dome; and one nephew, Kevin Thomas Bussing.
Surviving the deceased are his wife, Helen Louise Bussing of Greencastle; two
brothers, Thomas Leo Bussing of House Springs, Mo., and David Jon Bussing of
Brazil; two sisters, Joan Patricia Bussing of House Springs, and Margaret Mary
Dome of Wilmington, Ill.; three sisters-in-law, Ruth Jean Bussing of Fort
Myers, Fla., Marilyn Kay Bussing of Brazil, and Veda Elaine Bussing also of
Brazil; six nieces; three nephews; five great-nieces; and 12 great-nephews.