burdinjd.jpg (4670 bytes) Major J. D. Burdin
U.S. Army, Retired

Obituary

 

divroon4.gif (176 bytes)

 

J.D. Burdin

The funeral for Paris native and
retired U.S. Army Maj. J.D. Bur-
din of San Antonio, Texas, was
scheduled at 9 a.m. today at Sunset
Funeral Home in San Antonio.

His grandson,  Josh Meier, was to officiate. Burial was to follow in Sunset Memorial Park at San Antonio. Visitation was Sunday.

Burdin, 71, died Thursday, Oct. 7,
2004, after an extended illness.

Born March 13, 1933, he was the ,
son of the late James Andrew and
Daisy Littie Waters Burdin.
He was the widower of Olivia
Burdin.

A graduate of Grove High School,
he was inducted into the Paris-Henry
County Sports Hall of Fame in May
2000.
He played football and graduated
from Murray State College, now
Murray State University.

Burdin served in the U.S. Army
as an Airborne Ranger for more than
24 years, earning several forms of
recognition, including the Bronze
Star.

He retired as an adult probation
officer.

He was an active member
of the San Antonio Founders Lions
Club for 37 years.

He leaves two daughters: Teresa
(David) Meier and Cynthia (Jay)
Pastwa; two sons: Michael (Violeta)
Burdin of Brad (Tracy) Burdin;
Three sisters: Mae Dell (John)
Holt, Ruth (Hank) Welsh and Mar-
tha Fay (W.C.) Bruce; and 14 grand-
children and great-grandchildren.

 

divroon4.gif (176 bytes)

 

Reprinted  from the Paris Post-Intelligencer
Paris, Tennessee
October 11, 2004 Edition ~Used by permission.

 

BACK  TO  WHAT'S  NEW

BACK  TO  OBITUARY  INDEX

BACK  TO  HOME  PAGE