Raymond P. Burrows left us on July 24, 2013 with his family by his side at his home in Highland View.


Raymond P. Burrows left us on July 24, 2013 with his family by his side at his home in Highland View.



A native of Oklahoma, Raymond was born December 4, 1941 in Shawnee, OK to Oma and Percy Burrows.   They later moved to Highland View in 1955.



Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, Percy and Oma Burrows; two brothers, Johnny Burrows and Earl Burrows; and one sister Katie Mangum.



Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Carol Jean Burrows of Highland View;  his children, Brenda Redmon and husband Robert of Ashford, AL., Donna Lucas and husband Scott of Port St. Joe, Raymond E. Burrows and wife Terri of Keysville, GA., and Connie Williams of Wewahitchka; seven grandchildren, Travis Burrows, Tarah Redmon, Chad Lucas, Jared Lucas, Tiffonie Burrows, Justin Burrows and Mason Simmons; two great-grandchildren, Braylee Metcalf and Landon Burrows; and one brother, Willie Burrows and wife Lydia of St. Joe Beach.



Raymond was a very avid deer hunter.  He loved to hunt in Ed Ball and his many hunting leases.  He also took many hunting trips to GA.



We also want to mention a close friend of Raymond's, Sam Andrews.  He loved to sit under the carport waiting on Sam to bring the mail so he could talk hunting.



Pallbearers were Joe Nugent, Tony Maige, Ricky Thursby, Terry Watson, Andy Mangum and Harlen Haddock



Funeral services were held at Oak Grove Church on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 2 p.m. E.D.T. with the Rev. David Fernandez and the Rev. James Wiley officiating.  Interment followed in Holly Hill Cemetery.



Those who wish to may make donations to Covenant Hospice, 107 W.  19th Street, Panama City, FL 32405 in Mr. Burrows' memory.



All services were under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home.