Obituary: David Burroughs


David Arthur Burroughs (5/14/1953 -  8/4/2020), age 67, of Hillsdale, Ill., formerly from Princeton, Iowa –– CELEBRATION OF LIFE will be held in Princeton on Oct. 3, at the Boll’s Community Center from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., with burial following at the Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Covid-19 guidelines will be followed at this gathering. All friends and family are welcome to attend.

David was born on May 14, 1953, son of Raymond and Leola Burroughs. He attended North Scott High School, Eldridge. He grew up in Princeton, where he met his wife Janet. They enjoyed 47 years of marriage together.

Before retirement, his employment included Olathea Golf Course, Sneaky Pete’s, and Rockingham Machine.  He enjoyed bank fishing (nicknamed Flathead), camping, motorcycle rides, music, travel and family gatherings.  He also loved antiques and had several collections. He is survived by his wife Janet, (daughter) Andrea and Shawn Dean, Bettendorf,  (son) Adrian and Kim Burroughs, Silvis, Ill.,  as well as siblings (brother) Daniel and Ann Burroughs, (sister) Kathy Vanderpool, and (brother) Raymond and Lori Burroughs;  four grandchildren Mackenzie and Christian Dean,  Imogen and Lydia Burroughs.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Leola Burroughs.


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