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Dennis Paul Burroughs

Obituary for Dennis Paul Burroughs

June 23, 1946 - February 1, 2018
Austin, Texas | Age 71

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Dennis Paul Burroughs passed away peacefully in his home on February 1, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Dennis better known as "Denny" was born in Buffalo, New York and is preceded in death by his beloved parents, Virginia and Sherman. Dennis is survived by his three sons, Orion Burroughs and Owen McElhaney both of Buffalo, New York and Travis Burroughs of Austin, Texas; grandchildren, Sebastian McElhaney and Leona Burroughs; siblings, Sue Thurston, Austin, Texas , Karen Burroughs Alessi and Sherman Burroughs, Atlanta, Georgia and Robert Mitchell, California.

Denny was raised in Buffalo, New York, and spent time in Boulder, Colorado and eventually moved to Bastrop County, Texas. Denny also spent time in St. Croix, Virgin Island before moving back to Austin, Texas. Denny loved music, gardening and was an excellent master carpenter. He worked for Travis County as a Special Program Assessor, and weatherized homes for low-income and elderly persons. For many years, Denny played Santa Claus and enjoyed brining joy and happiness to many children.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to all the health care professionals involved in Denny's care. The family would also to thank Charlie Brodlowicc who was a good friend to Denny.

A Celebration of Life Service 2:00 pm on February 9, 2018 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 S. Congress, Austin, Texas 78704.

A wake/celebration will follow service, location to be determined.

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2620 S. Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
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