George E. Burris Jr.
MILFORD, DEL. — George E. Burris Jr., “Butch,” 67, of Milford, Del. passed away on Jan. 15, 2017 in Christiana Hospital, Newark, Del.
Butch was born on Nov. 28, 1949, son of Audrey Maybrey Burris and the late George E. Burris Sr. He was raised in Sudlersville and had attended Sudlersville schools. In 1971, he began his career with the Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill, retiring in 2012 after his health failed. He enjoyed playing lead guitar, music that harmonized, farming, hunting and fishing.
Along with his mother, Audrey Burris (Norris Graham) of Sudlersville; he is survived by his son, Charles “Chuck” Burris (Leslie) of North East; brothers Gary Burris (Jenny) and Ronald Burris, both of Sudlersville; sisters Rhonda Bilbrough of Chester and Carolyn Klecan (Louis) of Felton, Del.; and three grandchildren, Rebecca MacPherson (Iain), Travis Burris and Valerie Burris.
A viewing was held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in the Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 W. Cross St.. Galena, where a funeral service was held 1 p.m. Burial followed in Sudlersville Cemeter y.