Need Immediate Assistance? Call our Ellisville location at 601-477-3797. | Send Flowers


William Ray Busby

William Ray Busby, 83, of Ellisville, Mississippi, passed away Saturday September 8, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born Wednesday, March 13, 1935 in Jones County, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Ellisville Funeral Home in Ellisville, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Ellisville Funeral Home with burial to follow in Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Johnny Bryant and Bro. Josh West will officiate. Ellisville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (601) 477-3797

William Ray was an active member and a Retired Life Honor Deacon of Friendship Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Preston William and Dorothy Steverson Busby.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Doris Brady Busby; children, Stephen Ray Busby (Leona), Karen Busby Purvis (Tim), Allen Clay Busby (Shelia), Debra Busby Hinton (Steven) and Dedra Busby Walker (Mickey); 19 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and his sister, Kay Busby and her family.

Pallbearers will be William Stephen Busby, Stephen Ray Busby, Steven Paul Hinton, Clay Busby, Preston Busby, Benjamin Hinton and Adam Timothy Purvis.

Online guestbook may be signed at


William Ray Busby
March 13, 1935 - September 8, 2018




Send Flowers

Register for Obituary Notifications

1204 B Avenue | Ellisville, MS 39437 | Map & Directions | 601-477-3797 | Email Us at     Like Us On Facebook

©2019 Ellisville Funeral Home | Privacy Policy | Site Created By Gemini Graphics Inc.