Obituary – Busby, Dr. Brian Gerrard

Dr. Brian Gerrard Busby

Class of 1976

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Brian Busby

Wrestling 73-76, Capt. 75-76, Football 73-76, Capt. 75-76, Golf 73-76, Boys State 75, FCA, Honor Society, Honor Society Treas. 75-76, Weightlifting, Jock Club, Jr. Rotarian, Best All-Around Boy 76.

Dr. Brian Gerrard Busby

January 10, 1958 – September 7, 2016

Dr. Brian Gerrard Busby, 58, was born January 10, 1958, in Perry, OK, to parents William Wakefield, Jr., and Mamie Helen Busby. He passed away at his home in Edmond, September 7, 2016.

Brian grew up in Perry and was a state champion wrestler for Perry High School. He also wrestled for two years while working on his undergrad at the University of Oklahoma, where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. After completing dental school at OU, he joined his father’s dental practice in Perry. Brian later expanded their practice, adding a location in Pauls Valley.

Brian was a mason, a member of the Elks Lodge in Perry, a board member of the First Bank and Trust of Perry, and an avid fan of OU sports. He also enjoyed fishing and golf.

Brian was preceded in death by his parents and brother, William W. Busby, III. He is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Diane; sons, Brian Gunter Busby and Graham Alec Busby; brother, Baron Busby; sister, Brooks Wilkinson & husband Gregg; nephew, Scott Wilkinson; niece, Brecka Busby; and many other family members, coworkers, and friends.

A wake service will be 5pm, Sunday, at Baggerley. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11am, Monday, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edmond with interment to follow at 3pm at Grace Hill Cemetery in Perry.

Memorial donations may be made to Hope Is Alive Ministries 3009 Brookhollow Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73120, www.hopeisalive.net or No Boundaries International 49 E 15th St, Edmond, OK 73013, www.nbint.org.