John Phillip Busby Jr.: April 10, 2019

Published 5:01 pm Thursday, April 11, 2019

VIDALIA — Mr. John Phillip “Phil” Busby Jr., age 61, of Vidalia, died Wednesday afternoon, April 10, 2019, after a sudden illness. Phil was a native of Buena Vista, living in Vidalia the past 12 years. Phil graduated from Georgia Southwestern College in Americus with a bachelor’s degree in business. He last worked for Wal-Mart and was Baptist by faith.

Phil is survived by two sisters, Julie C. Busby of Vidalia, and Rose Patience Gebauer of Vienna Austria; and one niece, Kalee Barbis of Nashville, Tenn. Several cousins also survive.

Memorial services for Mr. John Phillip “Phil” Busby Jr. will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday April 14, 2019, at Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel with Rev. Leon Stalls officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation from 2 p.m. until the hour of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Franklinia Playhouse, 3001 E. 1st St., Vidalia GA 30474, or SOAPS, P.O. Box 210, Vidalia GA 30475.

Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.