Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

July 10, 2014

J.D. Burleson

J. D. Burleson, 75, passed away on Tuesday morning, July 8, 2014 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

He was born Jan. 3, 1939 in Navarro County to Joshua (Hop) and Velma Irene Burleson. He was a member of the Pursley Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed hunting hogs and deer, fishing and camping. He enjoyed most of all watching grandsons play baseball and anything else they were involved in. He retired from Navarro County after many years operating equipment.

He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Jane Yankee, and grandson JW Latham.

He is survived by loving wife Linda Burleson of Pursley; children Julie and Rodney Latham of Kirvin, Mark and Jennifer Burleson of Pursley; sister Maxine and Jim Foster of Anna, Illinois; grandsons, Mason Burleson and Chance Latham. He also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends.

Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Dawson with Steven Dale Burleson officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike Suite 300, Rockville, Maryland 20852 or 1-800-638-8299.

An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

 

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