Eugene Busby


Eugene Dwight Busby was born March 25th, 1968 in Columbus Ohio. He was 1 of 4 children born to Barbra Braswell, whom later married Willie Busby of Eutaw, Alabama. It was at that time that Eugene was adopted and given the Busby name before the family moved to Alabama. At an early age while in Alabama he accepted Christ as his lord and savior where he was a member of the youth choir at Zion Brush Creek Church. He attended school there in Alabama until the age of 16. Returning to Columbus Ohio as a high school student, he attended Brookhaven high school where he was very active in wresting and football. Class of “86”. After high school he worked for the Columbus Metro Park of Recreation serving the Windsor Terrace, Pontiac, Linden, and Milo Grogan areas where many knew him as “Buzz”. During this time he played semi-pro football with the battle-stars.

Eugene Dwight Busby joined and was accepted by his extended family as “LoKey” in the Heavy Metal Motorcycle Club, 4 Life. He remained a loyal and faithful member as he served many different roles of officers in the club. It was with the club that he gained his 1st set of wings and became a lifer.
Eugene Dwight Busby went on to further his education and received his degree in business administration at the Miami-Jacobs Career College. He then decided to start his own business E. &D. Building Maintenance and Floor Care Services, a business where he worked hard and was very proud of it. He continued his business as a side hustle until his death. He held down a few other jobs along the way, most recent being OCM (Ohio Custodial Maintenance).

Eugene Dwight Busby departed his early life on February 11th, 2019 at the age of 50. He preceded in death by his brother Charles Braswell, his Grandparents, and a host of aunt, uncles, cousins, and fallen club members.

He leaves to cherish his memories Daughter: Asha Smoots, Son: Dashawn Woods SR, Grandson: Dashawn Woods JR, Mother: Barbra Braswell Asante’, Father: Willie Busby, Brother: Bruce Busby (Sherri), Sisters: Tona Busby, Julia Edwards, Nieces: DeVonna Busby, Cristan Rowell, Nephews: Cortez Busby, Kijuan Busby, 3 Great Nieces and 5 Great Nephews, Uncles: Alfonso Miles, Richhard Braswell, (Dawn), Aunts: Audrey Wells (Arthur), Aselylean Brown, Godmother: Bernistine McDearmon, God brothers: Dawayne & Shuwn McDearmon, a host of aunts and cousins, Special Friends /Brothers Kenny “Black Magic” Poe & William “Doeboy” Roberts, Childhood Sweetheart: Michele Mobley, along with all of his club brothers and sisters of the Heavy Metal Motorcycle Club.

Eugene Dwight Busby will be sincerely missed by everyone he has come in contact with near and far. You have now gained your 2nd set of wings! Fly high my brother, until we meet again.

Visitation 2:00pm and Funeral 3:00pm Saturday, February 23, 2019 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Condolence Messages

  1. Tammy smoots aka Trouble T

    My condolences to the Busby family. Just remember god is in charge. To my daughters father RIH you will be missed. Eugene Busby gone to soon.

  2. Right now, when your loss is so fresh, it may be difficult for you to imagine that this pain will ever go away. But in time the blessing of God’s unfailing love will soften the hurt you’re feeling and bring your heart the peace, comfort and hope that it needs to heal. How? Revelation 21:4 tells us that soon everything that causes us pain, including death, will be gone forever. We also have the hope of our loved ones being resurrected here on earth, as Acts 24:15 tells us. I do hope you find comfort in this.
    Though I did not know Eugene, I am touched by your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences.

  3. My heartfelt condolences to the McDaniel family for your recent loss of Eugene.Those who had passed on are in God’s memory because they are precious in His eyes.

  4. My sincere condolences ti the family. May the God of all comfort give you the comfort you need to endure this difficult time and the days ahead (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

  5. My heart is full of sadness for Eugene Busby for he had to go to his heavenly home in the sky with the lord. May the Lord keep his loving arm around his family. Till they see him again. Rest in peace. Lisa Adam’s and the EVS department at Hollywood Casino.

  6. Irish J. Richardson

    To the Busby family. My heart is with you and your family at this time of your loss. There is comfort in knowing God’s promises about the resurrection hope. (Acts 24:15) and (John 5:28,29) In the past God has resurrected humans and He is eager to do it again because He hates death. (Mark 5:41-43) To learn more about God’s promises go to JW.ORG. There are online Bible study lessons featured and more. Love Your Neighbor Irish J. Richardson

  7. ERIN CHAPMAN (Pandora former Dragon Master)

    LoKey was a great big brother that I met during my motorcycle club days. He will definitely be missed but never FORGOTTEN always in my heart.

  8. There are no words to express the sorrow in our hearts, please except our deepest sympathy. May the support of family and friends be a source of strength and the God of comfort a refuge in your time of need. With caring thoughts.

  9. Sending my prayers and Condolences to the Busby Family, Eugene was a respectful and wonderful guy and he will be well missed. My husband loved him like a real brother now as they meet again at heavens gate with God and the rest of the guys he shell receive his Wings. R.I.P.

  10. My condolences to Braswell & Busby family ….know that God makes no mistakes and he loves you all and so do I…… R.I.P Big bro

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