Samuel Burrows, 90, of Collinsville, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Blue Ridge Nursing Center in Stuart. He was born in Struthers, Ohio on June 28, 1923 to Howard and Eva Zurrow. He served in the Army during WW II in the 503rd Parachute Infantry serving in the Southern Philippine Campaign, New Gueina Campaign, Luzon Campaign and the Asiatic Pacific Campaign receiving 4 Bronze service stars and Purple Heart. Mr. Burrows retired from Barclay Financial and was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Martinsville.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Roselyn Marie Strauss Burrows; one sister and three brothers.
Surviving are two daughters, Nancy Anne Burrows Pollak and husband, Chris of Asheville, NC; Cynthia Burrows Joyce of High Point, NC; one son, S. John Burrows and wife, Brenda of Marion, VA and one grandson, Jordan Burrows.
The funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church with Father Roy Pollina officiating.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Parish House prior to the funeral service at the church.
Interment will follow at Roselawn Burial Park at 1:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ Episcopal Church, 311 East Church St, Martinsville, VA 24112, or to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 22099 Jeb Stuart Highway, Stuart, VA 24171.
Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Martinsville.
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