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Rev. Roy E. Burleson, 85

Rev. Roy E. Burleson, 85

Rev. Roy E. Burleson, 85, of Mountain Home, NC passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017 at his home.
Roy was the next to youngest of twelve children who grew up in Mitchell/McDowell Counties, NC. He is the last of them to leave this world and enter into the next.
He is of the Freewill Baptist Faith and faithfully attended the church of his choice for over fifty years.
He leaves behind his bride of sixty years, Joyce. Additionally, he leaves a legacy of four children, Rickey Burleson, Carroll Burleson, Sherry Clark and Dawn Branche, all of Hendersonville, six grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren, and his wonderful love for his Saviour.
A funeral service will be held 12:00 PM Wednesday, the 26th at the Chapel in The Pines of Jackson Funeral Service with Rev. Doug Carroll officiating. Burial will follow at the Laurel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Marion, NC. The family will receive friends from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM in the chapel before the service and at other times the family will be at the home.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.