James Orson Burroughs January 14, 1947 - May 28, 2013 James Orson Burroughs, 66, passed away on May 28, 2013, in Bakersfield, CA. He was born the middle child of James D. Burroughs and Ellen (Stedman) Daggs in Bakersfield, CA, on January 14, 1947. He graduated from Foothill High School in 1964 and CSU Bakersfield in 1974. He was married to Cheryl J. Burroughs in 1977 and served in the United States Army from 1966-69. He spent his career working in the mental health field and writing grants for local non-profits. James is survived by his wife, Cheryl; son and daughter-in-law, Tyler Burroughs and Kate Galatian; daughter, son-in-law, and grandchildren, Ashlie and Robert and Emily and William Simpson; sister and brother-in-law, Trudy and Ralph Barnett; sister-in-law, Christine Burroughs; and nieces and nephews, Allison Chapman, Leslie Knox, John Burroughs and Josh Burroughs. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ellen; and brother, Larry. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Chapel, 3700 River Blvd. For condolences please visit www.greenlawnmortuaryandcemetery.com. Greenlawn Funeral Home www.bakersfield.com/obits
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 31, 2013