Leroy Thomas "Buzz" Busby died Sept. 1, 2017, at Rhode Island Suites in Ransom, Kan.
He was born on Dec. 8, 1940, to Rubin "Ray" and Muriel (Robb) Busby in Grass Valley, Calif. He moved to Colorado when he was young and went to Nederland High School. He lived most of life in Colorado, but spent some time in Missouri and his last few years in Utica, Kan.
In 1959, he married Gwen Hodgson; they divorced in 1979.
Mr. Busby worked as a hard rock miner, water well driller, construction worker and truck driver for Savage Trucking. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by three children, Lorri, Mike and Ann; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three stepchildren; sister, Alice; and extended family.
He was preceded in death by an infant son and his wife, Susie Busby.
No services are planned at this time.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.