Richard Dean Burrows

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Richard Dean Burrows Obituary
Richard Dean Burrows
1925 ~ 2104
West Jordan, Utah-Richard was born to Wilford Creeland Burrows and Trieste Smith on October 6, 1925. He was number 9 of 11 children. Richard served honorably and was awarded a purple heart in WWII. He married Dorothy Annie Withers on August 30, 1946, later sealed in the LDS temple for time and eternity. Richard and Dorothy had 6 children; Lynn (Jackie), Carol Child, Wayne (Cindy), Becky (Ken) Prates, Layne (Alysia), Sandee Lynn.
Survived by his children, 24 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, and 1 great, great grandchild. Preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Annie Burrows, son-in-law Dave Child, grandson Shane Child.
Dad loved his family and friends dearly. He worked hard and enjoyed life.
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Willow Grove Ward, 8539 South 2200 West, West Jordan. Viewings will be held on Sunday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm and on Monday from 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. prior to services at the church. Interment at Redwood Memorial Estates, Online condolences may be offered at

Published in Deseret News on Mar. 8, 2014
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