MISSION – William Ethridge Burr, 78, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019, in Mission.
Mr. Burr was born Jan. 13, 1941, in Baltimore, Md., to Ernest and Mary Burr. He was a 44-year member of the Elks Lodge in Galveston and a United States Army veteran. He graduated from East Tennessee University and worked as a computer programmer.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Casselman; children, Dr. William Burr Jr. and Judith Hughes; and three grandchildren.
A service will be held on Thursday, March 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. George Orthodox Church, 704 W Sam Houston Blvd., in Pharr.