Joyce Elaine DeBusk, age 80, passed away surrounded by her loving family on March 1, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Wickenburg, Arizona on September 9, 1936 to the late Emitt Sterling Bleeker and Bernice Irene (Chambers) Bleeker. Joyce was the sparkle of her husband’s eye since the 5th grade. He shared over 62 wonderful years of marriage with the love of his life and best friend. Joyce is survived by her loving husband, Wesley Edmon DeBusk; sons, Michael (Melissa) DeBusk and David (Christina) DeBusk; grandchildren, Michael David (Wendi) Powell, Alexandra (Bryce) DeBusk-Conway, Ryan DeBusk and Wyatt DeBusk; great-grandchildren, Faith Powell, Easton Powell and Colette Conway; sisters, Frieda Hogan and Glenda Vermette; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Emitt and Bernice Bleeker; daughter, Debra DeBusk and grandson, Wesley Michael DeBusk. Joyce worked for over 18 years as the secretary to the Superintendent at Fresno Unified School District in California. She was also a devoted member of The Dugout Club of the Fresno State Bulldogs Baseball Team. Joyce absolutely loved being involved and donating time, food, and energy to the club and the team players. Joyce was an extremely generous and kind person. She always made everything about everyone else and worked diligently behind the scenes to support all of her family’s dreams, ambitions and goals. Joyce opened her home and her heart to family and friends to host parties and holiday celebrations. Her home was the hub of the family because she wanted it that way. She wanted to make everything special and make you feel special because she believed you were. Joyce had a sharp sense of humor and a work ethic beyond compare. She was very active in her children and grandchildren’s lives and loved spending time with them. Joyce was an avid crafter, a wonderful cook, a specialty cake designer, voracious reader and a talented country and western dancer. Joyce especially loved crafting with her dear friend, Lucy Dean. She traveled all over the world and was blessed to have the opportunity to travel on over 25 cruises to many different destinations. Joyce was the matriarch of her family and was so loved and will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Donations in Joyce’s memory can be made to Fresno State Dugout Club, in c/o The Bulldog Foundation, P.O. Box 26267, Fresno, California 93729 or the National Kidney Foundation, Ohio Branch, 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, #260, Columbus, Ohio 43231 or the American Cancer Society, 5555 Frantz Road, Dublin, Ohio 43017. Arrangements entrusted to Ohio Cremation & Memorial Society. Please visit www.OhioCremation.org to leave her family an online condolence.