|Birth: ||Mar. 22, 1924|
|Death: ||Nov. 23, 2009|
Jim G. Burt, 85, of Big Spring, died on Monday, November 23, 2009 in a local hospital.
He was born on March 22, 1924 in Snyder, Texas and married Fary Frances Sheid on February 28, 1946 in Snyder.
Jim attended Texas A & M until World War II started. He then served as a Tailgunner in a B-26 in the European Theater, assinged to the 387th Bomb Group, 559th Bomb Squadron. He was captured when his plane was shot down over Bastogne, Belgium on December 23, 1944, and was taken prisoner by the Germans. He remained there until the end of the war when General Patton came through and released the compound.
He returned home and continued in the Air Force, having been stationed in Panama, North Carolina, Florida and back to Texas until he was medically retired from the Air Force as a Warrant Officer.
He came to Big Spring and worked at Webb Air Force Base and raised his family.
He was a cowboy at heart; he raised, traded and trained horses. He worked for several ranches and shared his passion for horses with his children and grandchildren.
He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, the Masonic Lodge #1260 in San Angelo and numerous military organizations.
He loved the Lord, his family, his pastor and his church.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Burt of Big Spring; one daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and Randy Faulkner of Waco; one son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Debbie Burt of Big Spring; five grandchildren, Stephanie Fryar, Callie Green and husband, Josh, Chance Wagoner, LeDawn Liles and husband, Josh, and Codye Weaver and husband, Matt; two great grandsons, Boston Scott Green and Jaxson Tyler Green; a sister, Peg York of Fort Summer, New Mexico; numerous nieces & Nephews and a host of friends.
Grady Daniel Burt (1898 - 1942)
Velma B Burt (1902 - 1964)
Mary Frances Sheid Burt (1925 - 2013)*
Ula Elane Burt (1921 - 1921)*
Thelma Juaeise Burt York (1922 - 2012)*
Jim G. Burt (1924 - 2009)
Trinity Memorial Park
Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Nov 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44744190