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 Roy Albert Burney

Roy Albert Burney

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Death 12 Dec 1998 (aged 77)
Burial Bardin, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 6627215 · View Source
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H/O Essie Mae Johns Burney. Father of Leslie, Roy Jr, William and Rebecca.

Roy A. Burney, Sr., age 77, of Harlem died Saturday December 17, 1998 at his home after a long illness. The Kingston, Florida native was a life-long resident of Putnam County. He was a member and Deacon of the Etoniah Primitive Baptist Church in Dardin and had served in the Civilian Conservation Corps. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and received the Purple Heart. He was a life-time farmer and pulpwooder and was a member of the D.A.V. Chapter #56 in Palatka. He was a devoted husband and father and enjoyed his home, family, and church. He is preceded in death by his parents. Percey & Celia Burney and by 2 Brothers: Aurther Burney and Hewitt Burney. He is survived by his wife of 51 years: Essie Mae Burney of Harlem; 3 Sons and Daughters-in-law: Roy Burney, Jr. and wife: Suzette of San Mateo, Florida, Leslie Burney and wife: Anna of Palatka, and William Burney and wife: Pam of Caldwell, Georgia; 1 Daughter: Rebecca Burney of Palatka; 2 Brothers: Lonzo Burney of Ft. Pierce, Florida and James Burney of Palatka; 1 sister: Flara Tillis of Palatka; a Maternal Aunt: Mary Haskell of Deer Isle, Maine; 8 Grandchildren: Jenny Nettles and husband: Jason; Jack Burney, Robert Burney, Amber Symonds and husband: Rodney; Heather Burney, Kerry Rickerson & husband: Kris; Jeremy Burney, and Albert Burney; 2 Great-Grandchildren: Zachary Nettles and Ashton Burney along with numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday December 15th at the Etoniah Primitive Baptist Church in Bardin with Elder Albert Altman officiating. Burial will follow at Etoniah Cemetery in Bardin with American Legion Bert Hodge Post #45 conducting military honors. JOHNSON-OVERTURF FUNERAL HOME in Palatka is in charge of arrangements


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  • Created by: Kristy Thomas
  • Added: 22 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6627215
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy Albert Burney (28 Sep 1921–12 Dec 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6627215, citing Etoniah Cemetery, Bardin, Putnam County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Kristy Thomas (contributor 46540700) .