Herbert Arlis Burbridge

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Herbert Arlis Burbridge, 79, of Cassville, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2019.

He was born in Shell Knob on Jan. 19, 1940, son of Truman and Lela (Mikeman) Burbridge. On July 27, 1962, he was united in marriage to Barbara Ann (Westpheling); who survives.

Additional survivors include: nine children, Kerry Smith, of Purdy; Karen (Joanie) Brattin and her husband Donnie, of Exeter; Keith Burbridge, of Cassville; Karla Payton and her husband Paul, of Monett; Kirkland Burbridge and his wife Tina, of Exeter; Karty Burbridge and his wife Charlotte, of Cassville; Kevin Burbridge and his wife Jennifer, of Omaha, Ark.; Karlton Burbridge, of Cassville; and Kecia Robbins and her husband John, of Wheaton; 20 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Dollie Owens, Donna Blankenship, and Captola Cowles and her husband Johnny, all of Cassville; one brother, Rollie Burbridge and his wife Pat, of Harrisburg; and his mother-in-law, Mary Westpheling, of Cassville.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one infant brother, Truman Olen; one sister, Sue Owens Duncan; and one grandson.

He received his education from Fairview and Gaddis School Districts, and graduated from Cassville High School in 1958. He worked at various occupations and was a member of Fairview Community Church. He was a talented bass singer and guitar player.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 2, at the Community Faith Chapel in Cassville with Brother Terry Bailie and Brother Karty Burbridge officiating; burial followed at Painter Cemetery in Shell Knob.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.