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William H. Burr

Service: 11:00am Mon. February 24th, 2020
Location: Conroy Funeral Home

Burr, William H., 65, of Springfield, passed away at 3:00 a.m. Monday, February 17, 2020 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on June 13, 1954 the son of Robert W. and Marlyn J. (Appleman) Burr. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 24 years of service as a meteorologist. He was a member of the East High Street Church of Christ. Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Joy L. (Webb); daughter, Tara Peele; step-son, Trent Keffer; step-daughter, Shana Ward; special granddaughter who he helped raise, Jordan Burr and several other grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, Marlyn; step-son, Michael Keffer; sister, Roberta Burr and brother, Tommy Burr. Visitation will be held from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Sunday in CONROY FUNERAL HOME. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday in the funeral home with Phil Grear officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
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My wife, Karen, and I were so sorry to hear about the death of a great guy and good friend. Our paths crossed several times during our Air Force careers and again later on when we were working at DFSC. We are n Florida avoid getting the cold but otherwise live in Pickerington. Otherwise I would definitely be there for both. I remember telling him that was from Hebron and he said, “that’s where they had the Cummings Ice Cream shop.” I don’t think I ever met a more selfless man.

- Tom Klumb, Wednesday February 19th, 2020

I was so saddened to hear of Bill's passing. Bill and I worked together at Lucius D. Clay Keserne in Northern Germany as the weather team to the 2nd Armored Division (Fwd). Not only were we professionally challenged together, were were also friends that extended beyond our time in Garlstedt. May the family take solace in remembering no finer legacy left for us to follow.

- T. Steven Barker, Wednesday February 19th, 2020

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