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James Michael Burrows

Author: Alpha Zeta/Thursday, January 6, 2011/Categories: Obituaries

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LOSANTVILLE - James Michael Burrows, 60, of Losantville, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 following an apparent heart attack.

He was born in Muncie on March 12, 1950, the son on Sharron and Dorothy (Cox) Burrows, and was a lifetime resident of the Losantville area.

James was a 1968 graduate of Union High School and a graduate of Purdue University, where he was a member of Alpha Zeta and Ceres honorary fraternities. He was a life long farmer and a retired employee of Dana Corporation, Hagerstown. He was a member of Riverside Cemetery Board and a former member of Union Township Advisory Board. He was a collector of antique cars and Minneapolis Moline tractors, and was a member of Randolph County Antique Tractor Club. He was a member of South Memorial Drive Church of God in New Castle.

Survivors include a brother, Monte Joe Burrows (Cynthia) of Modoc and a sister, Patricia Brooks of Losantville, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father in 1983; his mother in 2009 and a brother, Tommy Sharp, in 2008.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 8, 2011 at Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Pastor Chris Gammello and Pastor Mort Radford will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Losantville.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be directed to the donor's favorite charity.

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