A memorial service was held Monday, December 17, 2012 at Perry Funeral Home Chapel, with Danny Smith and Kirk Day officiating. Interment followed at Weiss Lake Memorial Gardens at a later late. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ft. McClelland FCU memorial fund. Perry Funeral Home directing. www.perryfuneral.net.
Survivors include his wife, Kelia Suzanne Oliver Burleson; son, Patrick William Henry Burleson; daughter, Lillianna Elizabeth Burleson; parents, Bill (Christine) Burleson of Deadwood, SD and Tommy & Nell Oliver of Centre; brothers, Chance Burleson of Deadwood, SD, Bo Burleson of Deadwood, SD and Matthew Bunch of Lead, SD; sisters-in-law, Kim (Bobby) Edmondson of West Point, GA, Karen (Steve) Walden of Cedar Bluff and Kelli Oliver of Centre; grandparents, Wayne & Anna Burleson of Lead, SD; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Mr. Burleson was preceded in death by his mother, Lori Purchase; grandparents, Don and Rozelle Purchase