February 24, 1945 - February 11, 2021
Thomas “Tommy” J. Burris, 75, of Muncie, IN passed away on the morning of Thursday, February 11, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on February 24, 1945 in Matthews, Indiana, a son of the late Lilburn and Myrtle Burris. Tommy served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was excellent at hanging drywall and worked as a subcontractor for over 30 years. He also worked at Hoosier Park in Anderson with track maintenance. Tommy loved raising his Greyhound dogs and singing Karaoke. He also enjoyed playing pool, bowling and making people laugh with his jokes. Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Rhonda (Wilber) Burris; daughter, Bobbie (husband: Tony) Loser and their children, Devyn, Loghan and Haley; daughter, Jennifer Burris Lucas and her children, Wendy Flynn and Jessie Harvey; son, Joshua (wife: Rielly) Wilber and their children, Clare, Isabel and Avery; brother, Kenneth Burris; father-in-law, Henry Wilber; in-laws, Donna Sue Burris, David Patton, Rick “Dilbert” Wilber, Randy Wilber, Roger Wilber, Ryan Wilber, Russell Wilber and several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Nicole Flynn and siblings, Jean Sarah, Dean Billman, Mary Pippen, Lydia Patton, Lela Pinder, Monace Bilbrey, Caleb Burris and twin girls at birth; mother-in-law, Patricia Wilber. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 pm, Monday, February 15, 2021 at Sproles Family Funeral Home, 2400 S. Memorial Drive, New Castle, IN 47362 with military honors conducted by contingents from the U.S. Army and American Legion. Friends may visit from 2 – 4 pm prior to the service on Monday. Due to the safety of the family and visitors please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Please do not attend if you feel any symptoms of illness. You may send the family a personal condolence online at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Thomas Burris.
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