Miles Edward Burris III, “Eddie,” 48 of Leavenworth, Ks and was reunited with his mother and father in Heaven Saturday, October 27, 2012.
Miles Edward Burris III, “Eddie,” 48 of Leavenworth, Ks and was reunited with his mother and father in Heaven Saturday, October 27, 2012. Eddie was born on March 7, 1964 at KU Medical Center to Miles E. Burris Jr. and Dora M. Fretwell. He is survived by his three boys, Miles & Danyelle Burris IV, Justin and Emily (Harford) Burris, and Logan C Burris of Leavenworth Kansas, two grandbabies Alexander D. Burris and Kinley S. Burris and his ex-wife Susan R. Burris of Leavenworth, Ks. He is also survived by three brothers and four sisters, Teri Brooks of Arizona, Mike and Michele Burris of Adrian, Mo, Tammy and Scott Peterman of Warrensburg, Mo, Brian Burris of Kansas City, Ks, and Crystal Burris of Kansas City, Ks, Mary and Daniel Lamb of Inola, OK, Duane White of Texas and his step mother Marge Burris of Kansas City, Ks. He also had eleven nephews and eight nieces, Sean, Kacey and Shanea Frederick, Matthew and Lauren Lipscomb, Ashlee and Andrew Burris, Madison Peterman, Rebecca, Kimberlee, Skylynn, Joesph, Courtney and Jennifer Burris, Christopher and Lonnie Hutchison, Elizabeth and Jessie Lamb, Odessa White and one great niece Shiloh Frederick. He also leaves behind his significant other Lori Schock of Indiana. Eddie loved his family and his friends; he would go out of his way to help a complete stranger or give advice to friends and family. He loved to coach his kids, golf, fish and just being in the outdoors. He had an indescribable love for The University of Missouri Sports Program. He loved fighting with family and friends over the MU/ KU rivalry. He just wouldn't answer your call if Missouri had lost. He was a great loving Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend. His life will be cherished and will be missed by many. Visitation and funeral services will be held at Davis Funeral Chapel Friday, November 2, 2012. Visitation begins at 10am, funeral to follow at12:30pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Armed Forces Bank, 2901 S 4th St, Leavenworth, KS 66048.