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BURG Sr., James R. "Dad" Age 94 of Dayton, was called to his heavenly home on Friday, February 15, 2013. He was born May 8, 1918 in Abbeyville, S. C. to the late Lewis H. and LeAnna B. Burg. James "Dad" received his education at Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School. He accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of First Wesleyan Church, where he attended regularly, faithfully and very dedicated. James "Dad" was a very active man, as he was the past Chairman of the Trustee Board, Secretary of the Trustee Boar, member of the Finance Committee, Equity Lodge #121, past Treasurer for 14 yrs., Miami Consistory #26, Amer Temple and a Notary for the State of Ohio. James "Dad" was employed by the Montgomery County Clerk of Courts until he retired. James "Dad" loved his church and his church family. He also enjoyed dressing, working in his yard, going shopping and traveling with his wife. Dad was just Dad...to know him, was to love him. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lewis H. and LeAnna B. Burg; (1) daughter, Glenda E. Black; (7) sisters and (2) brothers. He leaves to cherish his memory; his loving wife, Lee Burg; (1) daughter, Mrs. Beverly A. Burg (Clark); (1) son, James R. Burg Jr.; (2) step-daughters, Wanda M. McNair, Sherry B. Schultz; (10) grandchildren, Dwight, Tebin (Tracy), Daphne (Henry), Cherisse and Keith of Atlanta, GA, Tonya Boddie, Raymond (Nikki), Denise (Rodney), Tonna Black, Brendalee (David Sr.) and Vickie and Stanley of Las Vegas, NV; (4) step-grandchildren, Desiree A. McNair, Charisa M. McNair, Joshaua A. McNair and Micheal Schulz; (25) great grandchildren; (5) step-great grandchildren; (1) god-son, Mr. Jewell Wilson and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service 12:00 Noon, SATURDAY, February 23, 2013 at FIRST WESLEYAN CHURCH, 401 Gramont Ave., with Reverend William Stringer, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment: Woodland Cemetery. Viewing will be held 6-8 P.M., FRIDAY, February 22, 2013, with Masonic Services at 7:00 P.M. at Thomas Funeral Home, 4520 Salem Ave. On line condolences may also be sent to the family at www.thomasfunerals.com
Published in Dayton Daily News on Feb. 21, 2013