Philip “Jimmy” Busque

WINSLOW – Philip “Jimmy” Busque was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and son. He passed away suddenly at his home on June 11, 2021 at age 70.

He was born in Augusta to Forest and Lorraine Busque on Feb. 8, 1951. He married his wife, Barbara, on Feb. 27, 1971. They were married for 50 years. Together, they raised three children, Kevin, Keith, and Kelly.

Jimmy loved big Sunday dinners, eating his wife’s home-cooked dishes around the kitchen table with his family. He was an avid Patriots and Red Sox fan, and he enjoyed going camping and hunting with his brother and friends in Northern Maine. He was a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge, the VFW, and the American Legion.

Jimmy is survived by his mother, Lorraine Busque; wife, Barbara Busque; brother, Steve Busque, sister, Collette Woodcock, sister, Patricia Busque; three children, Kevin Ballard, Keith Ballard, and Kelly Turner; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Michael Busque and Richard Busque.

At his request, no service will be held.

You are invited to offer your condolences and share fond memories with the family by visiting “Jimmy’s” guestbook at

A service of Veilleux & Redington Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Waterville, Maine 04901. (207)872-7676

Donations may be sent to the Kennebec Valley

Humane Society

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