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Paul Eugene Burriss

January 15, 1943 April 17, 2019
Paul Eugene Burriss
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Obituary for Paul Eugene Burriss

Mr. Paul Eugene Burriss, age 76, of Vanceburg, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019, at the Vanceburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vanceburg, Kentucky.

He was born January 15, 1943, in Lewis County, Kentucky, a son of the late John and Garnet Stephenson Burriss.

Paul was of the Christian faith and a lifelong farmer. He loved horses, mules, Blue Grass and Gospel music and spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Bessie Mabel Cooper Burriss; one son, William Burriss; four brothers, Samuel Burriss, Hayden Burriss, Thurman “Peanut” Burriss and an infant brother; and three sisters, Mary Francis Hurd and two infant sisters.

Paul is survived by two sons, Paul Brent Burriss (Marina) of Circleville, Ohio and Clayton Burriss of Vanceburg, Kentucky; five grandchildren; one brother, Roger Burriss (Vickie) of Vanceburg, Kentucky; and two sisters, Virginia Liles of Louisville, Kentucky and Rosalee Jordan (Lowell) of Vanceburg, Kentucky. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg, Kentucky with Brother Tim Underwood officiating. Burial will follow in the Lewis County Memory Gardens in Vanceburg, Kentucky.

Friends may visit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2019 and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Dickerson Funeral Home, 110 West Second Street, Vanceburg, Kentucky 41149.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.


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