Donald John Burris
Virden – Donald John Burris, 89 of Virden, IL, passed away Saturday August 17, 2019 at his residence.
Don was born in Virden, IL, a son of Paul E. and Margaret (Hall) Burris. He was a member of the First Baptist
Church in Virden, IL, and was a 1947 graduate of Virden High School. Don served in the U.S. Army stationed in Japan during the Korean War. He worked for over 38 years for the CUSD # 4 in maintenance and as a school bus driver. Don married Helen Anderson May 15, 1955 in Virden, IL.
Don is survived by his wife Helen of 64 years, a daughter, Peggy (William C.) Wilkinson of Helena, MT, a son, Lindell (Hilda M.) Burris of Girard, IL, grandchildren, Ryan and Eric Burris and Seth Peterson, a great Grandchild, Dorian Peterson, sister Paula (John) Sommer of Torrington, WY, two nieces and cousins. Preceding in death were his parents, Paul E. and Margaret Burris, and a granddaughter, Tracy Lynn Burris.
There will be no visitation, Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Virden, IL is in charge of arrangements. Private Family Graveside Services were held at Virden Cemetery with Rev. John Parrish officiating. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 157 W Jackson St, Virden, IL, or to Memorial Home Hospice Services, 236 E Union, Springfield, IL. There will be a Memorial Service at the First Baptist Church Virden, IL on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhome.com to leave a comment for the family.