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James Thomas "Tom" Burleson


1940 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
James Thomas "Tom" Burleson Obituary
JAMES THOMAS "TOM" BURLESON Age 75, passed away at home on July 13, 2015 from cancer. He was born on May 10, 1940 in Eldorado, AR to Gracie and Woodrow Burleson and had lived in Riverside, CA for 53 years. He joined the Arkansas National Guard in 1956; joined the USMC in 1957; honorably discharged in 1959; moved to Palm Springs with family in 1961; met wife of 52 years in 1962; married in 1963; moved to Riverside in 1962. Tom was a business owner and worked several careers over 53 years in Riverside. He enjoyed time outdoors camping, fishing, hunting and was a radio operator. Tom is survived by his wife Carol Anne Burleson; sons Steven John Burleson and his wife Sharon, Ryan Neal Burleson and James Alan Burleson, all of Riverside, CA; daughter Carisa May Maxson and her husband Lou of Henderson, NV; 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 10:30am-11:30am followed by a chapel service from 11:30am-12:30pm, both at Arlington Mortuary in Riverside, CA. Burial will be at 1:30pm at Riverside National Cemetery. Arlington Mortuary, Directors (800) 275-4648 www.arlingtonmortuary.com
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Published in Press-Enterprise on July 19, 2015
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