Sam Burris, 84

ALAMOSA — Sam Burris, 84, passed away at home on Monday Feb. 24.

He was born on Dec. 12, 1935 to George and Helen (White) Burris. Sam was a beloved man.

He was fond of all things that went fast, if it had wheels and a motor, he had a talent for it.

Sam is survived by his significant other Shirley; children, Kenda Burris of Colorado Springs;  Charlie Burris of Phoenix, Brenda (Steve) Ehrhardt of Colorado Springs; stepchildren, Bryan (Jill) Sims of Denver, and Jim (Sylvia) Evans of Alamosa; sisters, Phyllis Worden of Cheyenne, Wyom., and Shirley June Josephs of Alamosa; nephew, Steve (Donna) Burris of Mosca; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, other nephews, nieces and extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Helen; his brother, Kenneth; and his former wives, Carol and Virginia.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, Feb. 28 at the Alamosa Cemetery at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family would ask you to make contributions to Hospice Del Valle, which can be sent to the Funeral Home.

Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa is in care of the arrangements.

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