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James Carl Burr, Jr.

September 5, 1931 January 4, 2020
James Carl Burr, Jr.
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Obituary for James Carl Burr, Jr.

James Carl Burr, Jr., 88, of White Sulphur Springs went home to his Lord on Saturday January 4, 2020 at Peyton Hospice House in Fairlea.

James was born September 5, 1931 in White Sulphur Springs and was the son of the late James Carl and Ruth Thompson Burr, Sr.

He was a graduate of White Sulphur Springs High School, Greenbrier Military School and a graduate from West Virginia University with a Bachelor’s degree. While a student at WVU he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. James was a US Army veteran, he was the owner and operator of Burr Service Station for 42 years, past president and a Paul Harris Fellow with the White Sulphur Springs Rotary Club, and a master mason with the Allegheny Lodge # 136. James was a member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church where he held various offices.

Other than his parents he was preceded in death by an infant sister.

Those left to cherish his fond memories are his wife of 65 years, Anita L. “Kitten” Schooley Burr; daughters Ruth B. Miller and husband R. J. and Anita B. Butts and husband Donald; son James C. Burr, III and his wife Cathy; brother Charles Burr and his wife Shelva all of White Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Robert James Miller (Melissa), Charles Clifton Miller (Kathy), Joseph Ryan Miller (Christina), Lt. James C. Burr, IV, MD (Dr. Kennedy), Margaret O. Butts and Allison L. Butts; 6 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson.

James’ service will be Saturday January 11, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Emmanuel United Methodist Church with Pastors Steve Grimes, Stewart Farley and Bobby McClintic officiating. Interment will take place at Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg following a meal at the church.

The family will receive their friends on Friday January 10, 2020 at the church from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to: Emmanuel United Methodist Church136 Tressel Street, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986 or Rhema Christian Center 3584 Davis Stuart Rd., Lewisburg, WV 24901 or Peyton Hospice House 1265 Maplewood Ave., Lewisburg, WV 24901


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Visitation

Friday

10

Jan

6:00 PM 1/10/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/10/2020 8:00:00 PM
Emmanuel United Methodist Church

31 Tressel St, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
White Sulphur Springs , WV 24986

Emmanuel United Methodist Church
31 Tressel St, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986 White Sulphur Springs 24986 WV
United States

Service

Saturday

11

Jan

11:00 AM 1/11/2020 11:00:00 AM
Emmanuel United Methodist Church

31 Tressel St, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
White Sulphur Springs , WV 24986

Emmanuel United Methodist Church
31 Tressel St, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986 White Sulphur Springs 24986 WV
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rosewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

971 US 219
Lewisburg, WV 24901

971 US 219 Lewisburg 24901 WV
United States

Memorial Contribution

Peyton Hospice House

1265 Maplewood Avenue
Lewisburg, WV 24901

Emmanuel United Methodist Church

31 Tressel St, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
White Sulphur Springs , WV 24986

Rhema Christian Center

3584 Davis Stuart Road
Lewisburg, WV 24901
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