James D. Burleson passed over Jordan to sing with the angels on January 24, 2017, at Anson General Hospital.
Born in Waco, Texas on November 4, 1958, to James Bryan and Margaret Catt Burleson.
He attended Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas at Austin, where he received his medical degree.
James was a physician in Texas for over twenty-five years and was currently employed at Anson General Hospital. James was an avid Civil War re-enactor.
He had a great love for his country.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Bryan "Jim" Burleson.
Left to cherish his memory is the love of his life, his wife, Angela Renia Maberry Burleson; his son, Brian Burleson; and his mother, Margaret Newberry (Morris).
Also surviving James are his children, Frances (Will), James Allen (Libby), Marianna Burleson, Alicia (Clinton) Beck, and Brody (Darline) Combs; grandchildren Mayson, Jace, Cooper, Cullen, Adeline, Curtis, Luke, and Liam; Suzanna Burleson; brothers David and Doug; sister Diana; nieces Brittany and Olivia; nephew Andrew; and numerous other family members.
Services will be Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Sylvester Baptist Church at 10:00 am.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimers Association in memory of James D. Burleson.