|Major J. D. Burdin
U.S. Army, Retired
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
A graduate of Grove High School,
he was inducted into the Paris-Henry
County Sports Hall of Fame in May
|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
He retired as an adult probation
He was an active member
Reprinted from the Paris
October 11, 2004 Edition ~Used by permission.
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