Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Obituary - Charles Douglas Burris

Charles Douglas Burris, age 84 of Lee’s Summit, Missouri died Sunday, September 18, 2022 at his home. He was born February 5, 1938 to Charles Lee and Alma Grace Smading Burris in Nevada, Missouri.

Doug’s wishes were to be cremated. No public services scheduled at this time. Inurnment at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. 

Arrangements under direction of the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri. Online condolences www.schowengerdtchapel.com.

Doug graduated from Butler High School in 1956 where he played basketball and football and was privileged to be a part of BHS State Champions. He loved basketball and the Chiefs and Royals. Doug attended Ft. Scott Jr. College and graduated from KC Electronic Institute in Kansas City, Missouri. He was the Operations Director at the Bannister Mall in Kansas City, Missouri. Doug married Sandra Jones and they had two sons, Mark and Kirk.

Doug is survived by his wife, Sandy Burris; one son, Kirk Burris and wife Sheri and their four daughters and families, 1) Cassie and Steve (Carter and Sam), 2) Taylore and Jordan (Jack and Ava), 3) Brooke and DoMino, 4) Halle and Tyler (Oakley); brother-in-law, Jack Woolf and his two sons, Jeff Woolf and JJ Woolf and wife Angie and family; and aunts and cousins. He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Burris; Marion and Hazel Jones; Marilyn Woolf; and many aunts, uncles, relatives, friends and beloved pets.

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