Dave & Buster’s Co-Founder James ‘Buster’ Coley Useless at 72 In Obvious Suicide
James “Buster” Corley, one of many co-founders of the Dave & Buster’s restaurant chain, has died … TMZ has realized.
A rep for D&B confirmed Corleys’s dying, telling TMZ he’ll be remembered as “an modern and artistic drive” with a “pioneering spirit.”
Cops say they responded to a Dallas, TX dwelling Monday, James’ birthday, to discover a man affected by an obvious self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital the place he died.
The rep for D&B provides … “Buster’s ardour for hospitality, his demand for excellence, and the deep care he had for his staff members have been unparalleled. Our hearts exit to his household at this tough time and whereas we’ll miss his smart counsel and his straightforward snort, the legacy he and Dave constructed endures.”
James opened the primary Dave & Buster’s in Dallas method again in 1982, alongside together with his enterprise accomplice David Corriveau … with Dave profitable a coin toss to have his identify first.
Dave & Buster’s went on to open greater than 140 areas throughout the nation … combining meals with video arcade video games.
Cops say they’re investigating.
James was 72.