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Willie Louis
Burroughs Sr.

August 3, 1941 – November 4, 2018

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Obituary for Willie Louis Burroughs Sr.

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Mr. Willie Louis Burroughs was born in Sumter County, South Carolina on August 3, 1941 to the late Henry Burroughs and Pinkem Haynesworth Burroughs. He was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville, South Carolina

He moved to Brooklyn, New York and later moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he spent most of his life. He worked for the Philadelphia Board of Education for numerous years and then he had a career change to being a driver for the Customized Community Transportation (CCT) of Philadelphia until his retirement.

In 2008, he was reunited with a longtime friend, Jo Ann, their relationship flourished and on April 11, 2010, they confessed their love to one another in marriage.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, John Henry Burroughs, Nathan Burroughs and Frankie Burroughs; and three sisters, Goldie Burroughs, Rose Burroughs Lawyer and Veria Burroughs Faulkner.

Left to cherish many fond memories are his wife, Jo Ann Gary Burroughs of the home; three daughters, Margie (Gregory) Pitman of Philadelphia, PA, Audrey Burroughs of Brooklyn, NY and Renee (Joseph) Hinton of Philadelphia, PA; one son, Willie L. Burroughs, Jr., of Philadelphia, PA; two stepdaughters, Adrianne Ballenger and Alexis Sullivan, both of Greenville, SC; two stepsons, Cornelius Ballenger and James Ray Sullivan, both of Greenville, SC; siblings, Carnell “Marvin” (Darlene) Burroughs of Sellersville, PA, Nancy (Derman) Spence of Kissimmee FL, Arthur (Jesse) Burroughs of Greenville, SC, Lena Sherman of Brooklyn, NY, and Fannie (Richard) Walker of Williamsburg, VA; seventeen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends.


Service Information

When
Sunday November 11, 2018 12:00pm
Location
Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary
Address
1011 Augusta Street
Greenville, SC 29605

Interment Information

Location
Private Burial
Address
Undisclosed
Private, unknown

Memorial Program

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