Jim Busch

About Jim Busch

Owner and President

Jim Busch is the owner and president of Busch Funeral and Crematory Services. He is a fourth-generation funeral director, certified crematory operator and final expense insurance agent.

Jim graduated from Hiram College in 1986 with a degree in communications and minor in theatre. He is dedicated to serving the funeral industry and his local community. His personal and professional memberships include:

  • Selected Independent Funeral Homes (former board member and secretary/ treasurer)
  • National Funeral Directors Association
  • Ohio Funeral Directors Association 
  • Cremation Society of North America
  • Northeast Ohio Bereavement Council (past president and founding member)
  • Eliza Jennings (past trustee)
  • Visiting Nurse Association
  • MetroHealth Senior Health and Wellness Center
  • West Side Ecumenical Ministry (WSEM) Food Center Saint Vincent DePaul Society
  • WSEM Advisory Board
  • Brooklyn Kiwanis (past president)
  • The Cleveland Yachting Club (past commodore and strategic planning chair)

Jim resides in Bay Village with his wife, Becky. He is a proud father of three children: Hannah, Sarah and Jacob; father-in-law to Steve, Josh and Elisabeth; and grandfather to Willow. He is an active member of Bay Presbyterian Church, serving as an Elder and is a past board member. His hobbies include fishing, boating, golf, and of course, spending time with his family and two dogs.

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