James F. Buis, age 71, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2012.
Born August 14, 1941 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Robert Frederick Buis and Mildred Rose (Osborn) Flint and was a graduate of Fillmore High School "class of "1959". He married Pamela Sue (Masten) Buis on September 17, 1991 and she survives.
James worked as a security guard at Securitas, having recently received his five year pin. He had previously worked at Carmel Engineering from which he retired in 2006. He served as Vice President of the Clinton Township Rescue and Fire Department Board of Directors.
He loved spending time with his grandchildren, playing games on the computer, and reading.
Survivors include his wife, Pamela; children, James"Doug" Buis, Rebecca Buis (Sammie), Jeffrey Dudley (Stacy), Bradley Buis (Ava), Richard Hubble (Angelia), Matthew Buis (Joshua), Sondra Dishoungh; a beloved grandson, he has raised as his own son, Scott Rothermund; two sisters, Candace Smothers (Donald) and Barbara Ann Green; two brothers, Jerry Hoese and J.R.; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Nancy Helen (Carter) Buis; and two grandchildren, Brett Conner Rothermund and April Lyn Conwell.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the Clinton Township Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department 4218 W. 450 N. Greencastle, IN. 46135.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the fire department or the donor's favorite charity in James' memory.