Ray Burleson (2018-09-14 14:12:09)

Ray Burleson

Ray Burleson, age 63, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at his residence.

Born on February 28, 1955 in Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Phillip Burleson. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by two brothers; Allen and Michael Burleson.

Ray was a graduate of Harris High School. As a Harris Blue Devil, he set several career records in football and track. He also was an avid golfer.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife; Deborah Worley Burleson; his son; Logan Burleson and wife, Shannan of Spruce Pine; his step daughter; Marche’ White and husband, Robbie of Old Fort; his mother; Shirley Church of Hudson; his grandchildren; Lawsyn Burleson, Elijah Burleson, Grayson Burleson, Haven Burleson, and Kristianna Elliot; several step brothers and step sisters.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the memorial service honoring the life of Ray Burleson on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the John and Ann Shortinghouse officiating.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting Ray Burleson’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Burleson family. Ray’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.

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