Mr. Jacob Matthew Busby, I, age 28 of Lyerly, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2009 at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Busby was born in Rome, Georgia on October 7, 1980, son of Ricky Lee Busby and Dona Anneettee Hartline Busby. He was a 1999 Graduate of the Chattooga High School where he participated on the Wrestling, Football and Track Teams. Mr. Busby was preceded in death by a grandfather, Homer Charles Hartline; Grandmother, Venice Jones; Uncles, Bobby Wayne Busby and Max Jones; Aunt, Carol Busby and his mother-in-law, Barbara Jean Smith.

Mr. Busby is survived by his wife, Laura Ann Busby of Lyerly; children, Jacob Matthew Busby, II of Summerville, John David Busby of Lyerly, and Arabelle Jean “Belle” Marie Busby of Lyerly; parents, Ricky and Dona Busby of Summerville; Brothers, Tony Busby and Paul Busby of Summerville; Grandparents, Gladys Hartline of Summerville and a special family member, Jimmie Duke Jones of Lyerly.

Funeral Services for Mr. Busby will be held Friday, May 15, 2009 at 4:00 P.M. In the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Coach Mike Miller and Coach Brian Beasley officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Homer Hartline, Jeromie Hartline, David Hartline, Randy Hartline, Juddson Hartline, Joseph Bachelor and Jimmy Lee Hartline. Honorary Pallbearers will be Chattooga High School Class of 1998 and 1999 Wrestling and Football Teams, Charles Hartline, Virgil Lee Hartline, Howard Gene Hartline and Jimmy Ray Hartline.

Mr. Busby will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.