Services for Mr. Douglas Scott Burleson, age 69, of Hideaway, are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014, in the Lindale First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rick Ivy and Dr. Bryan Brown officiating. Interment will follow in Lindale City Cemetery under direction of Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Directors in Lindale.
Mr. Burleson died on Friday, July 4, 2014, in The Hospice of East Texas HomePlace in Tyler.
He was born Jan. 7, 1945, in Denison to Bennett Edward and Minnie Francena Scott Burleson. He was formerly of Denison and Tyler before moving to Hideaway 35 years ago. Mr. Burleson was a veteran of the Vietnam War
serving in the U.S. Army
. He was a member of Lindale First United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir. Doug loved to play golf and was a member of the Hideaway Men's nine hole and 18-hole golf groups. He was retired project engineer for the Trane Co. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bennett and Minnie Burleson.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Judy Burleson, of Hideaway; Son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Angie Burleson, of Corinth; daughter and son-in-law, Brooke and Cameron Rose, of McKinney; brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Linda Burleson, of Denison; sister and brother-in-law, Nonnie and Benny Bardwell, of Denison; and four grandchildren, Cam and Blake Rose and Holt and Stella Burleson.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Godfrey, Herschel Tipton, Billy Black, Richard Stallings, Paul Pennington, Wayne Williamson, Jerral Seale, Harry Poulan, Ronald Starks, Doug Helt, Lloyd Sims, Frank Lowe, John Schenck, Tom Thompson, Jon Lyons and Ed Birckbichler.
Honorary pallbearers will be former Trane co-workers, Chris Johnson, Paul Thompson and Denison High School friends, class of 1963.
Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale.
Memorials may be made to Lindale First United Methodist Church building fund or to The Hospice of East Texas Foundation.