Walter Burroughs

BELLS - Graveside services for Walter M. "Butch" Burroughs, 63, of Bells will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Holloway Cemetery in Luella, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman.

He passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013 at the Hinton Home in Farmersville.

Butch was born in Sherman, the son of Wiley M. Burroughs and Geneva Davis Burroughs. He worked for ConAgra for 23 years before his retirement. Butch married Sandra Campbell on February 10, 1999 in Durant, Okla. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bells.

Butch is survived by his wife, Sandra Burroughs of Bells; daughter, Angela Burroughs of Sherman; stepdaughter, Lisa Reese of Sherman; stepson, Dominic Dias of Bells; stepdaughter, Ashley Shearer of Okla.; five grandchildren, Ashley Burrouss, Andrew Smith, Katy Smith, Mattie Shearer and Lennon Shearer. He is also survived by his brother, Buddy Burroughs and wife Delene of Sherman; sister, Betty Day of Sherman; niece, Tina Yant of Tioga, two great-nephews and many friends. Butch was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Pamela Jones.

Family night will be held from 7 -8 p.m. on Wednesday at Waldo Funeral Home.

The online register book may be signed online at

Funeral Home

619 N. TRAVIS ST.  Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 893-1101

Published in The Herald Democrat on Oct. 30, 2013