Ronnie Odell BurrisEDGEMOOR - Mr. Ronnie Odell Burris, 57, of 4143 Tobe Road, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C. Services for Mr. Burris will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Greene Funeral Home Downtown Chapel, 355 E. White Street, with the Rev. Bruce Wyatt officiating. Burial will follow at Lando Cemetery, with military honors rendered by the American Legion Post #34. Mr. Burris was born in Rock Hill, S.C., and was the son of Mary Helen Burris Sweat of Edgemoor and the late J.C. Burris. He was of the Baptist faith and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He was a retired truck driver instructor with York Technical College and the Charlotte Truck Driving School. He was a member and officer of the executive board of the American Legion 34 and a member of the American Legion Honor Guard. He was also the financial officer for the Sons of American Legion. In addition to his mother, Mr. Burris is survived by his wife, Johnnie Lee Burris; his sons, Stanley Wayne Spruill of Summerville, S.C., Ronnie Matthew Burris (Tonya) and Billy Joe Burris (Amy), all of Edgemoor; his daughter, Letitia Boone (William) of Edgemoor; his brother, Edward David Burris of Rock Hill; and his six grandchildren. The family will receive friends 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Greene Funeral Home Downtown Chapel, 355 E. White Street, and other times at the home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Legion Post #34, P.O. Box 2745 CRS, Rock Hill, SC 29730. Condolences may be made online at www.greenefuneralho me.net.
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Published in The Herald on June 25, 2013