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Del Bus Coole Stillgess Jr.

August 6, 1950 - June 23, 2020

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Del "Bus Coole" Stillgess, 69, of Urbana, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 in the Springfield Regional Medical Center.

Bus was born August 6, 1950 in Urbana, Ohio the son of the late Delbert Aristo and Geneva (Howell) Stillgess, Sr. Bus owned and operated the Games People Play, the Bus Stop Records & Tapes and was a D. J. in Urbana. Many would remember him as a D. J. at the Leisure Time Roller Rink. His passion was riding his motorcycle and writing books. He has published 3 books and was working on his fourth. Bus also enjoyed fishing, playing cards and spending time with his family. Bus leaves behind his beloved pet companion, Buster.

Bus is survived by his daughters, Cassondra (Anthony) Armstrong, Sophia Stillgess, and Faith (Dan) Thompson; his sons, Quincy Stillgess, Del Joshua "D.J" Stillgess, Trenton Lundy, Arrick Whitmore, and John Stillgess; 23 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; his brothers, Victor Stillgess and John Stillgess; his sisters, Cynthia Fite and Avonda (Wayne) May; 16 nieces and nephews; his last living aunt, Mary Jane Dunklin as well as a host of great nieces and nephews, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Allison Stillgess.

Due to the restrictions of the Covid-19, we will be following the guidelines set by Governor DeWine's office.

Homegoing services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in the Jerusalem Second Baptist Church, Urbana, Ohio with Pastor Carl Vactor and Pastor Michael Freeman officiating. The family will receive friends from 12- 2p.m. prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to help offset expenses in care of Vernon Funeral Home, 235 Miami Street, Urbana, Ohio 43078.

Services entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.

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Carolyn Crawford Hoson - Jun 30, 2020
Prayers of comfort are going up for the family. Bus was awesome and a dear friend..I will truly miss him. May you Rest in Peace Bus..
Clayton G Underwood - Jun 30, 2020
Our condolences to the Stillgess family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Bus and I go way back to the " Soul Enterprise " days! I will forever cherish those memories. We even wrote a song together at his house on Hill Street and performed it in the group! Bus, may you rest in peace. Botch and J.J. Underwood
Kimberly Gordon Brooks - Jun 29, 2020
Keeping you in prayer and thoughts. Bus was nothing but kind to me. He always was generous and had a smile on his face. He will be missed. Rest well my cousin.
Kerry Howell - Jun 29, 2020
Prayers for the family from family in Pennsylvania.
Kerry Howell - Jun 29, 2020
Prayers for the family from family in Pennsylvania.
Lois Armstrong Greene - Jun 29, 2020
Sending prayers of Love, Comfort, and Peace to the family.Rest in Heaven Bus. 🙏🏾🕯️
Rhonda Rogan - Jun 28, 2020
So sorry for your loss Bus Cool will be greatly missed sending prayers fam 🙏🙏❤
Anthony Jackson aka Tracker - Jun 27, 2020
Ole Bus Cool, man we had a lot of good times together. A lot of great memories that I will hold dear to my heart! Rest easy my brother! You will truly be missed!
Anthony Jackson aka Tracker - Jun 27, 2020
Ole Bus Cool, man we had a lot of good times together. A lot of great memories that I will hold dear to my heart! Rest easy my brother! You will truly be missed!
Katherine Mills - Jun 27, 2020
Trenton and the rest of the family I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with all of you during this time to help you cope with feelings of grief. Your loved one is resting. He is in God's memory. No more pain or suffering he is at peace waiting for God to fulfill his promise found at Revelation 31:3&4.
Sharon - Jun 27, 2020
Sending prayers of peace and love during this time of loss for your family 🕊
Erin Ohnmeiss - Jun 27, 2020
So sorry for your loss, praying for God’s comfort to cover you all and give u peace, love you guys, God Bless❤️
Myraetta King-Lanier - Jun 27, 2020
Condolences to the family in this time of need
Paula Shannon - Jun 27, 2020
Deepest Sympathy to the family....God bless you all
Paula Shannon - Jun 27, 2020
Deepest Sympathy to the family....God bless you all
Celesta Dunn - Jun 26, 2020
Deepest sympathies to the family on the loss of someone so dear to you all. My memories of Bus are special and full of fun - just as he was throughout his life. May he rest easy! 🕊
Angie Clark and family - Jun 26, 2020
I would like to extend condolences to the family ! Lifting you in prayer during this time !
Robert Chavers III - Jun 26, 2020
May you RIP cousin. Always have fond memories of you DJ-ing at the skating rink. Most sincere condolences to the family in this time of loss. You are all in my prayers. I love you.
Michelle Saylor Lickliter - Jun 26, 2020
Bus, I still can’t believe you left so soon. I’m sending love, hugs and prayers to the entire family and friends. Keep all the good memories and great times in your hearts forever.
Gretchen Moore - Jun 26, 2020
You were one of a kind and will surely be missed 💔
Dianna Tabern - Jun 26, 2020
"Bus Coole" Striding into the pearly gates. Miss most of the good ole days. To the family. So sorry got your lose. Love and prayers.
Gilda Scott - Jun 25, 2020
RIP cuz. I remember all the good times we had as kids playing on Windsor Ave. Praying for the family. Sorry I can't be with you, but my heart is. GOD BLESS!
Gilda Scott - Jun 25, 2020
RIP cuz. I remember all the good times we had as kids playing on Windsor Ave. Praying for the family. Sorry I can't be with you, but my heart is. GOD BLESS!

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