|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1912|
|Death: ||Feb. 17, 2002|
Edgar Lee Burleson, 89, of Port Orchard died of Alzheimer's disease Feb. 17, 2002, at Port Orchard Care Center.
He had been a logger, Christmas tree farmer and private contractor in Kitsap County since 1950.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Rufus and Bertha Jane (Elder) Burleson; his first wife of 50 years, Gladys Irene (Dixon), on 10 Feb 1984, and a daughter, Yvonne Jo Hike Shea, in 1984.
Survivors: his wife, Regina (Hines) Phelps; a son, Richard "Dick"; 2 daughters, Dona Jane Adams and Dixie Rae Scahel; 2 stepsons, Michael and Steven Phelps; 4 stepdaughters, Mary Ann Barrett, Regina Metcalf, Delores Baldwin and Kelly Rogers; 26 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial services: Evergreen Baptist Church in Port Orchard. Conducted by his grandson, Pastor Richard Lee "Rick" Burleson, Jr. "Amazing Grace" was sung by Rae Compton Burleson, his granddaughter-in-law. The eulogy was written by grandsons Richard Lee and Brian Edgar Burleson.
Rufus Lee Burleson (1890 - 1954)
Bertha J Elder Burleson (1894 - 1936)
Gladys Irene Dixon Burleson (1906 - 1984)
Regina B "Hines" Phelps Burleson (1919 - 2006)
Yvonne Jo Burleson Shea (1935 - 1984)*
Richard Lee Burleson (1937 - 2010)*
Dona Jane (Burleson) Braaten Adams (1941 - 2004)*
Edgar Lee Burleson (1912 - 2002)
Eva Lucille Burleson Thorp (1914 - 2011)*
Laura Mae Burleson Brown (1916 - 2004)*
Cloe Almeda Burleson Crist (1921 - 2003)*
Frances Yvonne Burleson (1924 - 1926)*
Created by: Sooner BB
Record added: Jun 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92135954
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