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Arthur A. Burry


1924 - 2018 Obituary Condolences Gallery
March 28, 1924 - January 29, 2018, Art Burry passed away in Granbury, TX, on January 29. He moved from Lucerne, CA, to Granbury, to be near his daughter in 2002. Art was born in Rockyford, CO, and grew up in Des Moines, IA. He enlisted in the Army Air Corp (predecessor to the Air Force) during WWII. During a flight over the Pacific he had to ditch his plane due to mechanical problems. He spent six days on a raft and rode out a typhoon. He was rescued by the USS Trutta submarine. Upon being discharged from the service he married the love of his life, Betty, and moved to the Los Angeles area. Growing tired of big city life he moved his family to Lucerne in 1958. There he and Betty raised their three children, Diane, Chris and Susan. They owned and operated the Arrow trailer park for about 12 years and then owned and ran the Lucerne market. He also worked for the County of Lake as an appraiser and spent time on the Board of Supervisors. He spent more than 20 years as a volunteer on the Lucerne Fire Department. Art is survived by his son, Chris (Betty); daughter, Susan (Wayne); and son-in-law, Steve Clover. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty, and his daughter, Diane Clover. He had six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, whom he adored. A celebration of life will be held at the Northshore Event Center, 2817 E. Hwy 20, Nice, CA, on June 16 from 12 - 3 p.m. All are welcome to come and share stories and memories of a great man. Sign his guest book at www.legacy.com
Published in Lake County Record-Bee from May 12 to May 18, 2018
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