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June 5, 1956 - May 29, 2018

Burial Date: June 1, 2018

Funeral services will be Friday, June 1, at 3:00 pm in the Melton Mortuary Chapel. The family will receive friends at 1:00pm.

William Burleson

William “Bill” Burleson, 61, of Eccles passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

Born on June 5, 1956, he was the son of the late Joyce Keene and Gilbert and Effie Burleson who raised him. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lee.

Bill had worked in the mines for 19 years until he was disabled in 1992. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was quite the handyman.

Left to cherish his memory include his wife of 41 years, Teresa; five children, sons, Ken Davis of Bolt, William and wife, Jasime of Crab Orchard, Jeff and wife, Missy of Crab Orchard; daughters, Tonya of Eccles, Laurel of Virginia; grandchildren, Codie, Callie, Billy, Landon, Athena, Chasidy, Tyler, Miracle, Heaven and Sadie; great-granddaughter, Cylie.

Bill had an extended “family” of friends that was like his own, Chelsie Walker, Desiree Wheeler, Dustie Terry; along with Madison, Christian, Mya , Payton and Landon.

Funeral services will be Friday, June 1, at 3:00 pm in the Melton Mortuary Chapel. The family will receive friends at 1:00pm.