Spencer C. Burris, 89, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at his home.
Mr. Burris was a 1942 graduate of Roanoke High School. He was the owner and operator of Burris Seed Service.
He served as a tech sergeant in the 8th Division 28th Infantry and was awarded the Bronze Star for combat operations in the European Theater.
He was born Aug. 30, 1924, in Ohio City, OH, to Earl and Russie Lee Burris. He married Margaret Anson on July 12, 1945, in Huntington. His wife survives.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Sharon Burris, of Huntington; two sons, Dan (Sue) Burris and Jim (Brenda) Burris, both of Huntington; four grandchildren, Tim (Molly) Burris and Tom (Cara) Burris, both of Fort Wayne; Allan Burris, of Huntington; Nicolle (Mike) Tripp, of Bakersfield, CA; and a great-grandchild.
There are no calling hours or services. Interment will be at Zion Cemetery, in Huntington County.
Memorial gifts may be made to Zion United Methodist Church in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.