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William "Bill" DeBusk

October 9, 1942 — March 9, 2023

New Tazewell


Mr. William “Bill” DeBusk age 80 of New Tazewell, TN was Born October 09, 1942

And went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 09, 2023. He passed away at his farm with Carol by his side. A place he loved very dearly. Bill was a member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church.  He retired from the Department of Human Services as a director and was a proud Veteran of the U.S Army where he served as a chemist.


He was preceded in death by his:

Parents: Woodrow and Ethel DeBusk

Infant Brother: James Alexander DeBusk

Sister-in-law: Linda DeBusk



His is survived by his:

Loving wife: Carolyn (Mason) DeBusk of 54 years

Son:  Blake DeBusk

Grandsons: Will DeBusk and Grayson DeBusk the joy of his life.

Brothers:  Sidney DeBusk and wife Jan

Trent DeBusk

Sister:  Rose Katherine Watkins and husband Gene

His side by side companion, his dog “Beans”

And a host of nieces and nephews and many more relatives and friends.


Graveside services will be conducted Monday, March 13, 2023 at the Overton Cemetery at 1PM with full Military Honors


Pallbearers: Reagan DeBusk, Will DeBusk, Grayson DeBusk, Robin Jessie, Wayne Mills, Jim Manthie, Jackie West, and Brent Overton


In Lieu of flowers the family request contributions be made to the St. Judes Childrens Hospital




~ Claiborne~Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family ~

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