George Burroughs, Jr.

March 15, 2020


We celebrate the life and memory of Mr. George Burroughs, Jr. whose death occurred on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Riverview Health and Rehab Center.

Mr. George Burroughs, Jr., age 86, departed this earthly life and walked into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 15, 2020. He was born on March 10, 1934 to the late Mr. George Burroughs Sr. and Mrs. Mary Lee (Dixon) Mayes in Ellabell, GA. He was the oldest of eleven children.

He was educated in the Bryan county school system, and then went on to work for Georgia Pacific where he retired after a long and successful career. Mr. Burroughs was married to the love of his life, the late Betty E. Burroughs (32 years) whom preceded him in death. To this loving union, he reared eight adoring stepchildren (two deceased) -- all whom currently reside in Savannah, GA. Mr. Burroughs leaves two beloved sisters, and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and faithful friends. 

Graveside service will be held 11:30 a.m.  Friday, March 20, 2020 at

Whitehall Cemetery

Hwy 25 in Port Wentworth, GA

Public Viewing 1-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020 in the Chapel   

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