George Buskey, an entrepreneur, died on February 11th at age 79.
A Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, Buskey was a member of the U.S. Army and he often organized many community activities such as the Far Rockaway Cadets Marching Band. He was the owner of several social clubs for the community and he was a member of the Area Policy Board of Far Rockaway. He often campaigned with Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer and other politicians.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Frezel and brother, Stanley. He is survived by his wife, Lucille; children, Dwight Sr., Debra, Marion and George III; daughters-in-law, Caprice and Sonya; grandchildren, Donte, Akim, Dwight Jr., Chante, Amika, William, Breea, Rashawn, Bernard, Barheem, Kaeshi, Latoya, Alexis, Sherlanda, George IV and Sherkayla; 14 greatgrandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home in Inwood, NY.