William Harris ‘Buster’ Burril

Published 5:00 am Monday, July 10, 2006

Services for William Harris “Buster” Burril, of Brookhaven, are11 a.m. Monday, July 10, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapelwith burial in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Burril, 79, died July 7, 2006, at Kings Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born on Sept. 11, 1926, to Bert Benjamin Burril andVertha Vivian Castello Burril.

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He was retired from Entex Gas Co.. He was a member of MacedoniaBaptist Church. He was also a veteran of the U. S. Navy duringWorld War II, where he served on the U.S.S. Bulcan, one of thefirst ships to go into Hiro-Shima after the Atomic Bomb. He wasalso a member of the Rotary Club, Lions Club, Brookhaven Masonicand Blue Lodge.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, BennieBurril, Leslie Burril and Fred Burril; and his son-in-law, DannyAllen.

Survivors are his wife, Doris Lynn McCrary Burril; hisdaughters, Judy Allen, of Brookhaven, Suzi Smith and her husband,Ken, of Natchez, Patti Johnson and her husband, Alan, of WestPoint, and Bobbye Carpenter and her husband Jim, of Brandon; hisbrothers, Melvin Burril, of Belair, Md., Ed Burril, of Pascagoula,Bert Arthur Burril, of Orange Grove, and Tommy Burril, of LongBeach; his sisters, Doris Marie Schouder, of Gulfport, and ClaraNell Dubuisson, of Atlanta, Ga.; nine grandchildren; 11great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild on the way.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.