|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1932|
Washington Court House
|Death: ||May 12, 2010|
Dr. Norman LeRoy Burris, LTC US Army (ret.), 78, retired military optometrist, passed away May 12, 2010 in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. He was born January 2, 1932 in Washington Court House, Ohio. He obtained his bachelor of science and doctor of optometry degrees from Ohio State University. He joined the United States Army and served his country abroad in Korea, Germany and Vietnam. He retired from the Army in 1979 to establish an optometric technicians program at Colby Community College in Colby, Kansas. He later moved to Denver, Colorado and worked as a civil service optometrist at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center until his full retirement. Norman was preceded in death by his 1st wife Ann Marie Burris, his parents William and Florine Burris, and a grandson Chris Curtice.
Norman was an honorable man, a loving and faithful husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed greatly by those who knew him.
Ann Marie Burris (1935 - 1982)*
Fort Riley Post Cemetery
Created by: Terri Kallio
Record added: May 15, 2010
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