Blane Dwight Bussell, 60, former resident of York County, passed away on January 26, 2016, while employed by the U.S. Navy at Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain.
He was born in Fort Belvoir to his late parents Clarence Roy Bussell of Bensalem, PA and Ruth Boynton Bussell of Williamsburg.
Blane retired as a master chief of the U.S. Coast Guard in 1994 after 20 years of active service, and in his retirement, continued working with the USCG Marine Safety Detachment in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands for many years.
He was hard-working, big-hearted and loved his family and many friends.
He was the beloved husband of Cindy Case Bussell; loving father to Alexander, Todd, and Jeremy Bussell, whom he shared with his former wife Charlene Alves Bussell; dedicated step-father to Matthew Hetzel; adored brother of Ronald & his wife Margie Bussell, Bruce & his wife Betty Bussell of New Jersey, and Donna & her husband Harold McEvoy of Florida; devoted uncle to Thomas McEvoy, Kelly McEvoy Bauer, and Ryan, Kevin, Alan and Mark Bussell.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, February 7, 2016 at Bucktrout Funeral Home, 4124 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg.
Interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, 1005 N. Glebe Rd, Suite 220, Arlington, VA 22201.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Bucktrout of Williamsburg.
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