David L. Bussa is a native of Portsmouth, Ohio. He attended the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1995 and is a licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, Crematory Operator and Celebrant. He is the former owner of the Swick-Bussa-Chamberlin Funeral Home in Wheelersburg, Ohio and was the General Manager for F.C. Daehler Mortuary in Portsmouth, Ohio. He is active in Kiwanis, Chamber of Commerce and Rotary. He is the proud father of Gareth Lee Bussa, who is a Pilot for American Airlines. He likes playing softball, bowling, is an avid boater and is a Reds fan.