Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Don Burris, 86, of Henderson, KY

3sunsetHENDERSON, Ky. - Don Burris, 86, of Henderson, KY passed away at 9:24 PM Monday June 10, 2013 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

He was born on December 23, 1926 in Henderson to Elwood and Bernie (Ashby) Burris.

He was a graduate of Louisville Barber College and went on to own and operate Burris Barber Shop for many years. Don was a US Army Veteran and a member of Immanuel Baptist Temple for 58 years. Don was also a member of the VFW Post #541 for 68 years, Henderson Moose Lodge #732 for 34 years, American Legion Worsham Post 40 for 48 years and Corydon Masonic Lodge #799 for 50 years. He was also a Kentucky Colonel.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his 1st wife of 37 years Joyce Marie Burris in June of 1984, 1 sister and 7 brothers.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years Janette Burris; 2 Sons: Steve Burris and wife Jan, Greg Burris and wife Lori all of Henderson; 3 Step-daughters: Fala Hancock of Lynnville, IN, Tina Riggs and husband Jimmy of Henderson, Trudy Willis and husband David of Sommerville, IN; 1 Granddaughter: Courtney Welte and husband Jesse of Henderson; 1 Great-grandson: Bracken Welte of Henderson; 3 Step-grandchildren; 3 Step-great-grandchildren; Nieces and Nephews.

Services will be 2:00 PM Friday June 14, 2013 at Tomblinson Funeral Home Henderson Chapel. Pastor Ken Gazaway will officiate.

Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery in Henderson will full military rites conducted by American Legion Worsham Post 40 Burial Detail and Honor Guard.

Visitation will be Thursday 4-8PM and Friday 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.

Masonic services will be held at 7:00 PM Thursday by Corydon Masonic Lodge #799.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony’s Hospice.

In Other News...

‘Independence Day in September’ Planned at Botanical Garden

OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/15/14) — Western Kentucky Botanical Garden has announced its plans to host 'Independence Day in… Read More

Providence Police Reports Released

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (9/15/14) ― The Providence Police Department released the following report Monday, Sept. 15. Sonny… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 12, 2014 17601

Woman's Body Found in Theater Day After…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 13, 2014 3690

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 3643

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 15, 2014 3504

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 12, 2014 2120

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 13, 2014 3690

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1960

Madisonville Man Arrested for Disturbing…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 1905

Man Arrested for DUI, Carrying Concealed…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 1839

Man Arrested for Being Under Influence of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1672

Earlington Woman Jailed for Trying to…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Matt Sanderson

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 12, 2014 1410

Ursuline Presentation 'Spirituality of…

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 13, 2014 1139

The Gift of Aging Oct. 16

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 13, 2014 1102

Audubon Bon Harbor Area Alliance to Host…

in News by Abby Shelton
September 12, 2014 1091

Owensboro Police Investigate Accidents

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
September 13, 2014 1085

Dogwood Azalea Neighborhood Alliance to…

in News by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 15, 2014 3643

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 15, 2014 3504

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 12, 2014 2120

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 12, 2014 1464

Chamber Program Speaker Re-enforces…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 14, 2014 1449

Three Injured in Single-Car Collision

in Top Stories by Robert LIttlepage

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06