John Harry “Jack” Burleson
August 15, 1945- August 15, 2020
John Harry “Jack” Burleson, 75 of Lusby, MD passed away August 15, 2020 at his home. Jack was born August 15, 1945 in Washington, DC to Ralph Edward and Margaret Ellen Walsh Burleson, Sr. Jack was raised in Washington DC and attended public school until 6th grade when he had to drop out to help with the care of his family. His main jobs were Ironworker and auto mechanics. Sears and Roebuck in Landover, Eagle tire in Owings, and Good Year in Dunkirk that became Mr. Tire were his favorite jobs. He was married in October 1974 to Nanci the love of his life and lived in many places such as Forestville, Lothian, Lusby and Prince Frederick. In his leisure time Jack enjoyed Car Shows, Redskins football, and his family and friends. Jack enjoyed playing Santa for many, one of his favorites was at Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad where he just recently became an honorary member.
Jack was preceded in death by his wife Nanci Jean Wyatt Burleson on September 2, 2018 and four brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by a daughter Kimberly S Marshall and her husband Mark of Lusby; son Robert D. Hunley of Fawn Grove, PA; seven grandchildren Kelsey, Kenny and his wife Danielle and Kyle Trader and Kaden Marshall, Daniel, Samuel and Eliana Hunley; future great grandson Ayden Michael Trader; five sisters Alice Stewart and her husband Sam of Laurel, MD, Margaret Hancock and her husband Frank of Aurora, CO, Carol Pohlmann and her partner Audrey O’Keefe of Berlin, MD, Eva Stone of Stafford, VA and April Wilkins of Sparta, MO
In lieu of Flowers Jacks Family is requesting that financial donations in his memory to be made to assist in payment of funeral expenses.
Friday, August 21, 2020