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Jim Garnett Burris, 90, Taylor County, KY (1928-2018)

June 15, 1928 ~ July 16, 2018 (Age 90)
Mr. Burris had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Bible Baptist Tabernacle. He was a heavy equipment operator, and the owner/operator of Garnett Burris Excavating. A veteran of the United States Army, he served his country honorably during the Korean War. He loved his family and friends, and spent as much time as possible with them. He was the son of the late Willie & Pearl Downey Burris. His wife, Donna Hamilton Burris, survives. He leaves 10 direct living descendants.
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Mr. Jim Garnett Burris of Campbellsville, KY, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018 at the Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, KY, after an illness. There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Burris on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 10amCT/11amET, in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Bob Cutler and Mr. Jeff Burris will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3878 Old Greensburg Road, Campbellsville, KY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Wednesday, July 18, 2018.



Jim Garnett Burris, 90, Taylor County, KY (1928-2018)


He was born on June 15, 1928. He was the son of the late Willie & Pearl Downey Burris. He died Monday, July 16, 2018, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY at the age of 90 years, one month, and one day of age.

Mr. Burris had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Bible Baptist Tabernacle. He was a heavy equipment operator, and the owner/operator of Garnett Burris Excavating. A veteran of the United States Army, he served his country honorably during the Korean War. He loved his family and friends, and spent as much time as possible with them.

He leaves to cherish his memory:
  • His wife: Donna (Hamilton) Burris, Campbellsville, KY

  • His two children: Phillip Burris and wife Darlene, and Todd Burris and wife Teresa, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • His sister: Hilda Holmes and husband Billy, of Louisville, KY

  • His three grandchildren: Anthony Burris, Shannon Burris and wife Ranita, and Wesley Todd Burris

  • His five great-grandchildren

  • And a host of other family and friends
He was also preceded in death by seven siblings: Belle Keltner, Barbara Ann Simpson, Catherine Holmes, Ray Burris, Paul Burris, Coakley Burris, and Gilbert Burris.

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This story was posted on 2018-07-16 17:35:14


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Jim Garnett Burris, 90, Taylor County, KY (1928-2018)



2018-07-16 - 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY - Photo From L.R. Petty Funeral Home.

Jim Garnett Burris, 90, Taylor County, KY (1928-2018)


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