Jack T. Burris, 64, a lifelong Wenatchee resident, passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at his home in Wenatchee.
He was born on November 14, 1953, in Wenatchee to the late Jesse Olen “Thomas” and Ruby (Hart) Burris. He grew up in Wenatchee where he attended Pioneer Junior High and Wenatchee High School. He graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1972. He entered the US Navy and served from 1972 - 1976. He met Betty Ann Gapan and they were married in Wenatchee on September 12, 1975. They had their marriage sealed at the Cardston Temple, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.
After his discharge from the Navy, he continued his education at Wenatchee Valley College. Jack went to work as a maintenance custodian at Columbia Fruit and later included Cascade Fruit Shippers. He later became maintenance custodian at Wal-mart in Wenatchee. Ill health forced him to retire early. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Mission Ridge Ward. In his free time, Jack enjoyed watching movies and television as well as watching basketball.
He is survived by his daughter Charlotte Melissa “Cherie” Burris, Wenatchee, WA; brother, Dan Olen (Maryann) Burris, East Wenatchee, WA; and niece, Crystal Burris, East Wenatchee, WA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Ruby, his wife, Betty Ann Burris, on November 29, 2013 and his infant sister.
A Commemoration Service will be held on Saturday, December 23rd at 12:30 pm in the Stake Center at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at 667 10th St NE, East Wenatchee, WA. You are invited to visit his online tribute at HeritageMemorialChapel.com and leave a memory. Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee.