Ricky James was born in St. Lunaire to Gordon and Marjorie Bussey on January 25th, 1949. After the passing of his father, Ricky and his brother Wilson, carried on in the family fishery. After the closure of the fishery in 1992 he worked with Burden's Trucking offloading fishing boats.
He was a hard worker, and a fun loving person. He loved gardening, berry picking, hunting and fishing, and playing games. He is survived by 1 brother, Wallace; 3 sisters, Helen, Selma (Wilfred), Irene (Velmer) and a large number of nephews and nieces that he was very fond of. He was also surrounded by a large circle of friends. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. The funeral took place at the Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle in St. Lunaire-Griquet on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 with Pastor Wayne Baker officiating. Interment followed in the St. Lunaire-Griquet Pentecostal Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to K.M. Fillatre's Funeral Home, St Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.