Terry Paul Busker

  • Born: March 13, 1966
  • Died: December 20, 2020
  • Location: Lavon, Texas

Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

2343 Lake Rd.
Lavon, TX 75166

Tribute & Message From The Family


Terry Paul Busker, 54, of Lavon, Texas, passed away on December 20, 2020 in Rockwall, Texas.

Terry was born on March 13, 1966, in Freeport, Illinois, to Paul and Judy (Pontnack) Busker.
On July 5, 1997, Terry married the love of his life, Traci Jones.

He attended Glasgow High School, in Glasgow, Missouri. He joined the Marine Corp in 1984 and was honorably discharged in 1988. After leaving the military, he graduated from World Wide College of Auctioneering School in Mason City, IA., and continued his education at North Central Missouri College, in Trenton, Missouri, graduating in 1990. On July 5, 1997, Terry married the love of his life, Traci Jones. He worked in various capacities leading up to Area Manager at Premium Standard Farms until 2012. Terry and his family moved to Allen, Texas in 2012 where he then attended Dallas Theological Seminary and graduated with a Masters in Theology in 2016.

Terry began serving as interim pastor of Cottonwood Creek Nevada Baptist Church from August of 2016 to April of 2017. He then served as pastor of Faith Family Church from April of 2017 to December of 2020. Terry was a servant leader, known for his compassion for others, and support of this community.
Terry enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming, coaching baseball, watching community sporting events, singing karaoke, and playing wiffle ball in the backyard. Family was extremely important to him and he had a unique relationship with every person he met.

Terry is preceded in death by his father Paul Busker, and nephew Joel Martin. He is survived by his wife, Traci of Lavon, Texas, son, Lathan Busker and his wife Krissia, of Richardson, Texas, Kyle Busker of Lavon, Texas, his mother, Judy Busker of Fayette, Missouri, brother Kelly Busker and his wife Shannon of Unionville, Missouri, sister, Penny Biesemeyer, and husband, Kelvin of Marquand, Missouri, brother, Joey Busker and wife Amy of Fayette, Missouri, along with 18 nieces and nephews.

Viewing will be held at 1:00 p.m. with funeral services to follow at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church, 1015 Sam Rayburn Tollway, Allen, Texas. Graveside services will follow at Nevada Cemetery, 301 FM 6, Nevada, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
Faith Family Church P.O. Box 399 Nevada, TX 75173 for the "Clean Shoes, Shiny Wheels" Parking Lot Fund.

Services entrusted to Charles W. Smith & Sons of Lavon, Texas.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

I'm so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

Posted by Jennifer (Sanders) Fuemmeler - Glasgow, MO - Acquaintance   December 23, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Traci and your family! With deepest sympathy, Mr. & Mrs. Michael Hatfield.

Posted by Mike and Charisse Hatfield - KIRKSVILLE, MO - Classmate   December 22, 2020

So sorry Traci to hear about Terry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the boys. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort and strength to make it through the days ahead. Sending hugs of love to you across the miles. Take care Traci. Friends from Missouri Deneen and David Lewis

Posted by Deneen Lewis - Newtown, MO - Friend   December 22, 2020