David C. Bushover, 73, of the Town of Shelby, entered into rest on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at Buffalo General Hospital following a long illness.
Born February 4, 1943 in Batavia, Dave was the son of the late Carl and Mae (Bistoff) Bushover. He worked many years as a mechanic for Fisher-Price Toys in Medina, was a school bus driver for the Medina Central School District and also worked as a code enforcement officer for the Town of Shelby. An active member of his community, Dave was a proud member of the Shelby Volunteer Fire Company for 54 years, where he served as Chief, President, Vice President and Treasurer.
Dave was an elder at the First Presbyterian Church in Medina, formerly served on the Town of Shelby Republican Committee, was a board member at Hospice of Orleans, was also a member and Past Master of the Medina Lodge #336 F&AM for 30 years and the Medina Lions Club for 25 years, where he enjoyed serving on the scholarship committee.
Survivors include his wife, Donna L. Bushover of Shelby; his 3 children, Randy Bushover of Buffalo, Ryan (Deborah) Bushover of York, PA and Nicole (Brian) Mullin of Budd Lake, NJ; 3 grandchildren, Brady and Heather Bushover and Sydney Mullin; sister, Doris (Robert) Loper of TX; brother, Alan (Patricia) Bushover of Medina; and brother in-law, Charles Spencer of TX. Besides his parents, Dave was predeceased by his sister, Bonnie Spencer and brother and sister in-law, Charles (Carol) Telesco.
As a final gift to his community, Dave donated his body to science through The University at Buffalo anatomical gift program.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8PM at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. His memorial service will be held on Thursday at 11AM at the First Presbyterian Church in Medina.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans- PO Box 489, Albion, NY 14411 or to one of the organizations to which Dave belonged.