May 30, 2023

Dave & Buster’s Co-Founder James “Buster” Corley Dies by Apparent Suicide

James “Buster” Corley, co-founder of the enjoyable arcade restaurant chain Dave & Buster’s, has handed away at 72 by obvious suicide.

Corley opened the primary Dave & Busters in Dallas in 1982 with Davide Corriveau and after shutting down his beforehand owned bar, “Buster’s.”

The corporate launched an announcement describing Corley as “an innovative and creative force.”

“His pioneering spirit and steadfast belief that ‘everybody is somebody’ set the foundation for bringing food and games to millions of Dave & Buster’s guests over the past 40 years. Buster’s passion for hospitality, his demand for excellence, and the deep care he had for his team members were unparalleled,” a consultant for the corporate mentioned.

“Our hearts go out to his family at this difficult time, and while we will miss his wise counsel and his easy laugh, the legacy he and Dave built endures.”

The Dallas Police Division responded to a telephone name of a capturing within the Lakewood neighborhood on Monday when round 7 p.m. They discovered a person with “an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.”

Corley later died at an area hospital from his accidents.

Whereas asking for privateness, Corley’s daughter Kate confirmed the information and added, “Buster Corley had a stroke four months ago that caused severe damage to the communication and personality part of his brain.”