Thomas Carter Burleson

Jul 15, 1937 - Sep 16, 2020

Thomas Carter Burleson

July 15, 1937 - September 16, 2020

Obituary

Thomas Carter Burleson, passed away on September 16, 2020 at the age of 83. Tommy or "Tom Cat", as he was known, was born July 15, 1937 in Buda, Texas to Warren and Addielou Carter Burleson.

Following graduation from Buda, High School in 1955, Tommy joined the Navy and served until 1967, including 4 years overseas or at sea. He was discharged at Naval Communications Station Washington, DC and he joined the Prince George County Sheriff's office in Maryland becoming a Law Enforcement officer for a number of years. After some years, Tommy returned to Texas to help his father raising crops on his Central Texas farm. Soon, he started driving 18 wheelers, then driving a tour bus for several different companies in the Austin and San Antonio area.

Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, his bother Harold Burleson, his sister Rhonda Burleson, his son Freddie Burleson, grandsons Ryan and Rhett Mallory and granddaughter Hope Avery Burleson.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Sandra Burleson; his daughter, Tommielee Burleson, step-children Brenda Mallory, Debra Henrichs, Ty Henrichs, Jack Butler and Lisa Avanilla; plus, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and a nephew.

Services

Visitation
Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Harrell Funeral Home of Kyle

1715 Kirby
Kyle, TX 78640

During this difficult time of abundant caution due to the Corona Virus, the gathering is limited to 100 people at the funeral home. Masks and Social distancing are required. You may show your support by joining the "Hugs from Home" program located on Tommy's memorial webpage where your message will be given to the family during the service to remind them of your love and support for them. To receive critical updates about this service, please signup from the following link: funeralinnovations.com/osignup/505289 Access the live stream video on our Facebook Page at 10:00 a.m. CT at the following link:
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Funeral Service
Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Harrell Funeral Home of Kyle

1715 Kirby
Kyle, TX 78640

During this difficult time of abundant caution due to the Corona Virus, the gathering is limited to 100 people at the funeral home. Masks and Social distancing are required. You may show your support by joining the "Hugs from Home" program located on Tom's memorial webpage where your message will be given to the family during the service to remind them of your love and support for them. To receive critical updates about this service, please signup from the following link: funeralinnovations.com/osignup/460891 Access the live stream video on our Facebook Page at 11:00 a.m. CT at the following link:
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