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Burlison, Perry Paul
LAST: Burlison FIRST: Perry MID: Paul
BORN: 15 Nov. 1965 DIED: 11 Sep 2005 BURIED: 
BIRTH PLACE:  Albany, Linn Co. Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Turner, Marion Co., Oregon
Perry Paul Burlison
November 15, 1965 - September 11, 2005
TURNER - Perry went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 11, 2005. He was 39 years old.
Perry was born on November 15, 1965 in Albany, Ore., to Glen and Marcella Burlison. He graduated from Cascade High in 1983. He earned his Bachelor’s in Animal Science at O.S.U. in 1989. That fall, following his graduation, he began his teaching career at Cascade High for four years. From 1993 through June 2005 he taught at Woodburn High School where he was the Agriculture teacher and FFA advisor. He was voted Teacher of the Year by the Woodburn Chamber of Commerce, Teacher of the Week by K103 FM Radio, as well as many other achievements attained over the years.
This September he started a new challenge, restoring and re-establishing the FFA Chapter at JFK High School in Mt. Angel. He loved teaching and spending time with his students and shared his love for agriculture with them. He was very involved with activities within the community. He began the Junior High State Wrestling Tournament held at Woodburn High School as well as running the Capital Conference District Wrestling Tournament for many years. He was a great family man with four wonderful children and two step-daughters. He loved all of his children dearly. He spent many years coaching his oldest son’s and daughter’s softball and baseball teams. He was very involved with his children’s lives. He was himself from a big family consisting of 11 other siblings. He was a kind man with a big heart, touching many lives. He was a hardworking man with many other side projects including a pig farm, landscaping and outdoor cooking for large events. Many will miss Perry dearly.
His father, Glen Burlison, preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Tammy of Turner; children, Ben, Tasha, Blake and Breanne; step-daughters, Kristina and Breeana Lee of Turner; mother, Marcella Burlison of Turner; sisters, Glenda Moore and Debbie Lindgren of Turner; brothers, Dale of Jefferson, Bruce of Salem, Duane of Sublimity, David of Stayton, Dennis and Larry of Turner, Barry and Terry of Clearwater, Fla., and Kevin of Boise, Idaho; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 15 at Weddle Funeral Home, Stayton. A Celebration of Perry’s Life will be held at 10 a.m., Sat., Sept. 17 at Woodburn High School in Woodburn. Contributions can be made in his honor to FFA for student scholarships. Arrangements are by Weddle Funeral Home, Stayton.
Statesman Journal 14 Sep 2005
Perry Paul
November 15, 1965
September 11, 2005
Always Loving, Always Loved

East face of marker:
Dad, forever in our hearts…
SJ 14 Sep 2005

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