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John Charles Burris
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1949
El Dorado
Union County
Arkansas, USA
Death: May 31, 1970

OBITUARY: W.O. John Charles Burris, 20, of El Dorado, was killed in action May 31 in Vietnam. He was born August 30, 1949, in El Dorado, the son of Col. Rupert Hugh and Julia Jo Hastings Burris. He was a helicopter pilot with the U.S. Army, and served with the 120th Division Co Light and the 165th Air Group First Aviation Brigade. He had been in Vietnam approximately 10 months. He was a member of the Cloverdale Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala. Survivors include his parents of Honolulu, Hawaii; two sisters, Mrs. Gary C. Walton of Tucson, Ariz., and Miss Clarice Burris of Hawaii, and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hastings and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Burris, all of El Dorado. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Young's Chapel. Dr. Don B. Harbuck and Maj. Joseph E. Galle, chaplain, will officiate. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery with full military honors. The family will be at the Charles Hastings residence at 1400 W. Main St. 
 
Burial:
Arlington Memorial Park
El Dorado
Union County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Iris Meshell
Record added: Aug 24, 2011
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John Charles Burris
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I pray you are safely Home, with all of Heaven for your sky.
- Marsha Finley
 Added: Oct. 6, 2014
And some gave all. Thank you, Sir.
- Iris Meshell
 Added: Apr. 21, 2013
KIA while serving as a Chief Warrant Officer/Helicopter Pilot with the 120TH AVN CO, 165TH AVN GROUP, 1ST AVIATION BDE, USARV, Army of the United States from El Dorado, Arkansas. JOHN C BURRIS is on the Wall at Panel 10W Line 123. May his sacrifice not ...(Read more)
- Billy M. Brown
 Added: Feb. 10, 2012
 
 
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