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FROSTBURG James Richard Burdock, 76, passed away on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Westminster, at the home of his daughter, Laurie Burdock. He endured a long battle with bladder cancer. He was surrounded by family at the time of his death. Jim was always willing to lend a hand. His smile and sense of humor brightened even the darkest of days.
Born on Sept. 9, 1940, in Frostburg he was the son of the late Harry R. and Martha J. (Geary) Burdock.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his brother, Roger Dale Burdock who is survived by wife, Betty Burdock.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Martha (Coleman) Burdock; daughter, Rhonda Parsons and her husband, John and their children, Megan, her children, Wally and Joelle, Jesse, his wife, Teann Parsons and son, Levi, Cody Parsons, his children, Nathaniel and Natalie and sons, Rick, Randy, daughter, Laurie Burdock and her partner, Janelle Creighton and their children, Hunter and Taylor; sister, Eileen (Burdock) Jenkins and husband, Fred Jenkins; brothers, Gerald Burdock and wife, Hazel, and Harry Burdock and wife, Connie; and a sister, Joann Burdock; and their nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Daniel Agnew officiating.
Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 23, 2017
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