October 9, 2018
SULLIGENT, Ala. — James Michael “Mike’ Busby, 60, died Oct. 5, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with Danny Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Otts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Busby was born Sept. 26, 1958, in Jasper, Alabama, to the late James Busby and Dorothy Otts. He attended Sulligent High School and served in the Alabama Army National Guard. He was formerly employed as a truck driver. He is survived by his wife, Darlene Busby of Sulligent; son, Dillion Castle of Amory; daughters, Heather Hankins of Louisville, Kentucky, Tiffany Busby of Guin and Megan Castle of Sulligent; sisters, Pamela Johnson of Nettleton and Kathy Jones of Smithville; and six grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Gary Carr, Tyler Castle, Billy Castle, Wade Presley, Wade Presley Jr., Justin O’Mary, Josh O’Mary and Tony Yarborough.