Joe Burris, 52, Brookfield, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
A private service was held Friday, June 20, 2013, in Pleasanton, Kan. A memorial service will be held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the enclosed shelter house in Pershing Park.
Donations in his name may be made to Linn County Humane Society or Brookfield Ministries Food Pantry.
He was born January 1, 1961, in Marceline, son of Carl and Leota Burris.
Joe grew up in Kansas City, and in 1990 moved to Brookfield.
Survivors include his mother, Leota, Pleasanton, Kan.; his son, Michael; his grandchildren, Ian, Xavier and Natalya; his siblings, Allen, Steven, Carl Jr., Jimmy, Terry, Christine and Carla; his best friends, Sara M. Johnson and her family, and Rita Hamilton.
He was preceded in death by his father.