Mr. Burleson was born May 7, 1939 in Stanly County. He was a son of the late Cleo and Chloris Huneycutt Burleson. He was retired from the Montgomery County ABC Board and a member of Mt. Gilead First United Methodist Church and Blackmer Lodge # 127.
He is survived by his wife Jane Vick Burleson of the home. Three Sons, Scott Burleson and wife Kelly of Woodstock, GA, Stephen and Andrew Burleson. One Step-son, Chip Griggs and wife Carolyn of Troy. One Brother, Claude Burleson of Albemarle. Five Grandchildren, Caroline, Cameron & Drew Burleson, Will and Thomas Griggs.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, PO Box 176 Mt. Gilead, NC 27306 or to the Masonic Home for Children, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565