Retha W. Busbee

Born: Mon., Mar. 8, 1926
Died: Sun., Jun. 30, 2019


3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sat., Jul. 06, 2019
Location: Moseley Funeral & Cremation Service

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Sat., Jul. 06, 2019
Location: Moseley Funeral & Cremation Service

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West Columbia – Retha Watts Busbee, 93, passed away June 30, 2019 peacefully.  Retha was born in Gaston, SC to John H. and Thelma Crimm Watts.

Retha loved her whole family (immediate and extended). She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, reading and old western movies.  

Retha is survived by her Children: Steven (Helena) Busbee, Bruce (Carol) Busbee, and Robert (Susan) Busbee; Grand Children : Brad Busbee, Dan Busbee, Michael (Shawna) Busbee, Scott (Victoria) Busbee, Drew Busbee, Shelly Busbee, Kelly (Brian) Studebaker; Jason (Caroline) Crawford and Great Grandchildren, Lucas and 
Ashlynn, and Caroline Busbee, Brother Fred Watts and many nieces/nephews.

Retha was preceded in death by her husband Horace Webster “Jack” Busbee, Siblings, John Watts, Lillie Mae Crawford, Hasford Watts, Eva Dell Jenkins and Hamp Watts.

Funeral Services will be conducted July 6, 2019, at the Moseley Chapel on Meeting Street, West Columbia at 4:00 PM.  Visitation will be held beginning at 3:00 pm prior to the service. Retha will be laid to rest next to Jack (They are together again after 38 years). Mr. and Mrs. Horace Webster Busbee were married January 1946 and began their life together in a little house on Meeting Street.  The family feels that it is appropriate that their circle of life is completed on Meeting Street.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one’s choice.

The family also wishes to thank the staff at Jenni-LynnPremier Senior Living and All Seasons Healthcare for their love, care and support of Retha during this final phase of life

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Evon Watts
   Posted Fri July 05, 2019
I was so sorry to hear about Aunt Retha. I know she will be happy to be reunited with Uncle Jack.

Please know that you’re in my thoughts and prayers.


Evon Watts

   Posted Sat July 06, 2019
Dear Family,
Please accept my sincerest condolences and some words of encouragement from God's Word, the Bible.
Our merciful, heavenly Father Jehovah sees and understands what you are going through and he is there for you to help you through difficult times like this. (Psalms 9:9,19; 46:1; 83:18; 121:1-3) So, please accept all the help from "our God who supplies endurance and comfort." (Romans 15:5) I will also include you in my prayers.

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