November 30, 1934 - January 31, 2016
John Burl was born in Denton, TX on November 30, 1934. He was the second child of John Thomas and Alice Ada (Fitzpatrick) Price. John Burl met the love of his life, Dorothy Jean Young on a blind date in 1954 and married her on April 1, 1955. John Burl served in the US Army and was a forklift operator at General Motors Parts Division in Dallas, TX for 40 years. After a short time of rest, he went back to work as a Security Guard for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Richardson, TX for 10 years. For 59 years, John was an active Free Mason. A member of Ford Masonic Lodge #270 in Pilot Point, he served as Worshipful Master from 2008-2009 and 2009-2010. He was a great mentor and teacher to many of his fellow Masons. John Burl also loved to Square Dance and was one of the best Square Dance Callers in the North Texas area. He called for the Pilot Point Promenaders, the Little "d" Squares, the Denton Dudes and Dolls, and the Gainesville 49er's. John was preceded in death by his parents, John Thomas and Alice Ada Price, and his brother Billy Price. John is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy of Pilot Point, TX; sons, John David and wife Effie Price of Denton, TX, Leonard and wife Venus Price of Justin, TX; daughter, Lisa and husband David Imm of Tioga, TX; ten grandchildren, Joshua, Jared, Jodie, Tommy, Ashley, Lindsey, John Barton, Jacob, Adam and Sarah; and 18 great-grandchildren, Jackson, Colton, Patrick, Mikayla, Andy, Trent, Megan, Seth, Sean, J.J., Mason, John, Harper, Henry, Paisley, Ripley, Rosie and Tripp; and sister Vicki Blackburn, Sanger, TX. Visitation will be held 6:30PM-7:30PM, Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Slay Memorial Chapel of Aubrey with Buddy Garland and Luther Slay officiating a funeral service beginning at 7:30PM. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Ann's Haven VNA, 1204 W. University Drive, #150, Denton, TX 76201. Services are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center.
John Burl was born in Denton, TX on November 30, 1934. He was the second child of John Thomas and Alice Ada (Fitzpatrick) Price. John Burl met the love of his life, Dorothy Jean Young on a blind date in 1954 and married her on April 1, 1955.... View Obituary & Service Information
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