James Burnside Jr.

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  • "Ceil so sorry for your Dad's passing. I know I can't do..."
    - Sam Roberts
  • "Ceil and Family, What an amazing life he lived! You and..."
  • "Deepest sympathy for your loss. Keeping you in our prayers."
    - Jimmy & Judy Bramlett
  • "So sorry for your loss Ceil. Susan and I are keeping you..."
    - Wayne Wasden

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, June 26, 2014, Mr. James Cecil Burnside, Jr., 90, husband of the late Grace Wilhite Burnside. He was the son of the late James C. Burnside, Sr. and Johnnie Ramsey Burnside. Mr. Burnside was a native of Augusta. He was a graduate of Richmond Academy, and attended CMTC. He served in the Navy Air Force as a Flight Engineer during World War II. He was the President of Burnside Furniture and served as President of the Augusta Retail Furniture Dealers. He was also a Mason. Mr. Burnside was a member of First Baptist Church of Augusta where he served as a Deacon, Sunday School teacher, President of the Men of the Church and Chairman of the Baptismal Committee. He was a member of the Exchange Club of Augusta and Andrew's Lodge F & A. M. Family members include daughters: Julie B. Whitaker (Gene), Ceil B. Polk (John), and Brenda B. Jenison (Chip); Grandchildren: Christy B. Flores, Heather W. DeMott, John Burnside, Brandi J. Rohe and Brandon Whitaker. Great grandchildren: Elizabeth, Nicholas and Zachary Flores. Will, Anna, Emma and Fischer DeMott, Forrest Whitaker and Ella and Presley Burnside. He is preceded in death by his beloved son: John Barry Burnside, his sister Claudia B. Calhoun and brother: E.H. "Buck" Burnside. The family would like to thank Russell, Val and all the caring staff at Kentwood Nursing home for their loving care. Funeral services will be Monday, June 30, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel at Thomas Poteet & Son with Dr. Rodger B. Murchison officiating. Pallbearers will be his grandsons and sons-in-law. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Augusta Exchange Club. Interment will follow at Westover Memorial Park with military honors. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Augusta at 3500 Walton Way Ext. Augusta, GA 30909, Regency Hospice 2919 Professional Pkwy, Augusta, GA 30907or to the . The family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com


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Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors
214 Davis Road Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 364-8484
Published in The Augusta Chronicle from June 28 to June 29, 2014
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