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Murray G. Burleson

November 26, 1943 ~ July 31, 2022 (age 78)

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Obituary

Murray Burleson, age 78, passed away on July 31, 2022. He was born on November 26, 1943 to Wallace Burleson and Katherine Jackson. He graduated from Mary Carrol High School in 1962. He served in the United States Navy from 1964 through 1970. Murray greatly enjoyed computers and after his illness, he continued to solve jigsaw puzzles and play monopoly. He loved a good cup of coffee, particularly with friends. He will always be remembered for his quirky sense of humor. He cared about his family, including all the puppies who took care for him during his days at home. Murray was a loving husband.
Murray is preceded in death by his mother, Katherine Burt and his stepfather, Woodrow Burt.
Murray is survived by his wife, Elaine, sisters, Brenda Scott and Dena Walberg (Leslie), nieces and nephews, John Hines, Angela Ford, Matthew Pierce, Heather Arteaga and Jeremy Ebert.
A gathering will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., that same day, at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery.
Having the distinguished honor to service as pallbearers are Leslie Walberg, Carl Ford, Brandon Ford, Jeremy Ebert, Matthew Pierce and John Hines. Honorary pallbearer will be Don Roach.
Special “Thank You” to Diane Hardin, his caregiver for his last 1 ½ years, who was endlessly patient and kind to him.

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Tuesday
August 9, 2022

11:00 AM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home Chapel
2409 Baldwin Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Graveside Service
Tuesday
August 9, 2022

2:00 PM
Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
9974 IH37 Access Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78410

Cemetery

Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
9974 IH37 Access Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78410

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