Memorial services for Ralph Raymond Burroughs, 66, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday, December
2, 2017, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. The family will receive friends on Saturday
from 11 A.M. until time of services. The family has chosen
He passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.
He was born in Newbury, Vermont, to John Rainsford
Burroughs and Flavia Dominga Burroughs. He spent time in
Connecticut and California before settling in Gainesboro, TN,
where he owned and operated Burroughs Body Shop for 30
After closing the body shop, he spent a few years working
throughout the Southeast on mobile homes. Ralph was well
liked by all and always willing to help friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his Wife: Sue Burroughs; 2 Sons:
Dwayne and Jeffery Burroughs; and 1 Brother-in-Law: Gordon
Survivors include 1 Brother: John Rainsford Burroughs, Jr. and
wife, Sharon, of Fairfield, CA; 3 Sisters: Ellie Reyes-Farr and
husband, William Farr of New Britain, CT, Jessie Gardner of
Gainesboro, TN, and Alma Sporman and husband, Ron of
Leesburg, FL; Nieces: Rose Flatt and Lisa Hammock and
husband, Michael; and Nephews: Tony Reyes of Huntington,
NY; along with several other nieces and nephews.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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