SUBLETTE — James Donald “J.D.” Burrus, 87, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.

He was born May 20, 1931, in Idabel, Okla., to Zeno Van and Clara Francis Burrus.

He married Bessie Jean Blair.

Mr. Burrus drove a semi truck for Alfalfa Inc., for nearly 15 years. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

Survivors include a son, Jim Burrus of Gentry, Ark.; three daughters, Emily Cate of Gentry, Chammie Upshaw of Lincoln, Ark., and Melanie Reynolds of Ada, Okla.; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Haskell County Cemetery.

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