James Randall Burris Sr., 60, of Jasonville, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Friday, June 12, 2010 at Sullivan County Community Hospital.
He was born in Linton on July 4, 1949, the son of James H. Burris and Wanda Raley Burris.
James was a Vietnam Army veteran, and retired from Bemis in Terre Haute after 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, also one brother, Daniel Burris.
Survivors include two sons, James R. Burris Jr. of Washington, IN., Shane Porter (Florence) of Dugger, four daughters, Brittany Brock of Linton, IN., Lisa Lewis of Shelburn, IN., Renee Griffith of Terre Haute, IN., Jennifer Burris of Washington; one brother, John Burris (Aggie) of Farmersburg; one sister, of Laura Smith (Paul) of Oakland, Ill., and 14 grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday June 15, 2010 at the Dugger Cemetery with Rev. Raymond Jones officiating and Military Graveside Rites by the Dugger American Legion. Friends may call at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.