John David Burrough

John David Burrough

John David Burrough

February 22, 1939 - February 14, 2019 
   John David Burrough, 79, of Van Vleck, Texas, passed away February 14, 2019. 
   He was born February 22, 1939 in Corsicana, Texas.
He married the love of his life, Charlotte Stuart and it was on the day that we celebrate love, he was reunited with her in heaven. 
   Johnny moved his family in December 1976 to Anchorage, Alaska, and worked for ARCO on the North Slope.  
   He retired and returned to Texas in 1992.  
   He worked in Azerbaijan in the Caspian Sea from 1994-1996.  
   He later worked for Schnieder Trucking and retired in 2004. Johnny most importantly loved spending time with his family. 
   He was an avid trap shooter.  
Johnny was also a pilot, he and Charlotte loved flying their plane over the Alaskan glaciers and mountains together.    
   John is preceded in death by: his parents, David Marion Burrough and Bessie Jones Burrough; his sister, Billie Harris; and his wife, Charlotte Ann Burrough. 
   He is survived by: daughter, Terri Smith and husband David of Anchorage, Alaska; son, David Lane Burrough of Van Vleck; grandchildren, Dustin Curley, Jessica Corona and Bradley McInnis; great-grandchildren, Roman Corona, Gabriel Corona, Nico Corona, Zuli Mae Corona, Jesse James Curley, Wyatt McInnis and Wesley McInnis.
   The family will receive friends and relatives 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, February 21, at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. 
   Services are at 2 p.m. Friday, February 22, 2019, at Calvary Baptist Church in Bay City, Texas. 
   Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck. 
   Pallbearers are Michael Stuart, Jacob Stuart, Robbie Stuart, Dustin Curley, Bradley McInnis, and Joseph Garza.
   The family invites friends and relatives to join them in a Celebration of Life gathering at the Van Vleck Community Center following the interment.
   Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net. 
   Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home Bay City. 

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