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James H. Burrus


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James H. Burrus

Chesapeake - James Henry Burrus, 90, departed this life on August 8th at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. He was born in Scranton, NC, to the late Walter Burrus and Carrie Saunders Burrus on October 2, 1927. James is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Margaret Mann Burrus and three daughters, Althea (Raymond) Albritton, Sandra Burrus Cooper, and Clementine (Dwight) Brown. A loving grandfather, James is survived by 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister Lydia B. Felton and a host of nieces and nephews. James graduated from Norfolk State College with a certificate in Radio and TV Repair. He retired after 30 yrs of civil service from the Norfolk Naval Air Station in 1989. He then worked for 12 yrs as a Bus Driver for the Chesapeake School System. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11am at Queen Street Baptist Church, Norfolk, VA. Burial will be at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, VA. gravesfuneralhomeinc.com

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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Aug. 12, 2018
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