Spencer Burris Obituary

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Spencer Burris

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Spencer C. Burris, 89 of Huntington passed away at 6:36am on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at his home. Spencer was a 1942 graduate of Roanoke High School. He served as Tech Sergeant in the 8th Division 28th Infantry; in 1944 he was awarded the Bronze Star for combat operations in the European Theater. He was owner and operator of Burris Seed Service. He was born on August 30, 1924 in Ohio City, Ohio, a son of Earl and Russie (Lee) Burris. He was united in marriage to Margaret Anson on July 12, 1945 in Huntington. His wife survives. Additional survivors include a daughter: Sharon Burris of Huntington; two sons: Dan (Sue) Burris of Huntington;...
Spencer C. Burris, 89 of Huntington passed away at 6:36am on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at his home. Spencer was a 1942 graduate of Roanoke High School. He served as Tech Sergeant in the 8th Division 28th Infantry; in 1944 he was awarded the Bronze Star for combat operations in the European Theater. He was owner and operator of Burris Seed Service.

He was born on August 30, 1924 in Ohio City, Ohio, a son of Earl and Russie (Lee) Burris.

He was united in marriage to Margaret Anson on July 12, 1945 in Huntington. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include a daughter: Sharon Burris of Huntington; two sons: Dan (Sue) Burris of Huntington; Jim (Brenda) Burris of Huntington; four grandchildren: Tim (Molly) Burris of Fort Wayne; Tom (Cara) Burris of Fort Wayne; Allan Burris of Huntington; Nicolle (Mike) Tripp of Bakersfield, CA and a great grandchild: Tenley Burris of Fort Wayne.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.

There will be no public visitation or funeral service.

Interment will take place at the Zion Cemetery in Huntington County.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made out to Zion United Methodist Church in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

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SPENCER C. BURRIS, 89, of Huntington, died on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Arrangements by Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington.

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