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Napoleon Burris II

Napoleon was an Alumni of Aracoma High School where he participated in every sport under the Great Coach Lacy Smith. He enjoyed attending their annual School Reunion.

A retired coal miner, Napoleon worked various jobs throughout Logan County.  His hobbies included collecting sports trading cards and watching all types of sports.

Brother Burris accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and was baptized in Jesus’ Name under the Leadership and Ministry of  his Pastor Bishop Rocine Jackson.  For years he has served faithfully at the Original Glorious Church, Whitman, WV as a videographer, chaperone and personal driver assisting his pastor.  He occasionally was called upon to minister and exhort the Word of God, served as program coordinator and worked with the youth ministry.

His testimony was “I Really Love The Lord”.  And GOD really loved him too.... so much so, to allow him back into the fold even after going astray!  What a Mighty, Magnificent, and Merciful GOD we serve.

On Monday, December 28,2020, God dispatched His angel to retrieve the soul of His child whom he saw in agony and pain.... and said “Enough”... and gave eternal rest.

Our beloved brother leaves to cherish his memories and legacy, yet saddened by his passing, his current wife Kathleen and her two children; LaNita Bailey their daughters Kimberly And Khristy Burris; Joyce Burris their son

Napoleon III (Sandra).; and Valerie Burris of Cleveland, OH.

Beloved stepchildren: Phillip, Yeva,Eric,Tina,Maurice, and Rachel

Grandchildren: Shyriq, Kamel, Tristen,Neena, Josiah; nine Great grandchildren; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, cousins,in-laws, neighbors,saints and friends.  Napoleon was loved by many and never met a stranger.

His remaining siblings of the Burris family; Ernestine Henley, Anna Davis, Elizabeth Gray, Sandra Hubbard, Brenda Ali, Ronald and Donald Burris. He was preceded in death by siblings; Pauline Sheffield(John), Bernice, Teresa, Glenda, Calvin, Courtney,Ernest Edward (Diane) and Ernest Tyrone(Lucille).

Napoleon also leaves to mourn his life-long friends Isadore Chisem and Bernard Richardson, Columbus, OH.

Special cousins Bishop Rocine Jackson, Liddon Woods, Brenda Lyons and Vivian Miller.

A funeral service will be held 12:00 pm Saturday, January 9th, 2021 at Collins Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Guyan Memorial Gardens in Godby, WV. A visitation will be held at 11:00 am. Collins Funeral Home Inc. of Switzer, WV is in charge.

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A candle was lit in memory of Napoleon Burris II

Julia Jan 20 2021 12:00 AM

My sincere and deepest condolences to the Burris family. May god wrap his loving arms around you for comfort. God bless.

Vanessa Seegars Jan 8 2021 12:00 AM

My condolences to you and your family Kim. My prayers are always with you and your family.

Desiree Freeman/SSG Freeman Jan 7 2021 12:00 AM

Our deepest condolences and prayers of comfort to the family bod Napoleon during this difficult time. May God be your strength

Antoinette Johnson-Montgomery and Family Jan 3 2021 12:00 AM

To the family and friends of Napoleon Burris II, my deepest sympathies to you all in the loss of this god-fearing man. One of the things I will miss about him is his smile and laughter, it was infectious. He came to Nashville in 2012 and visited us all here. He wanted to see the Titans Stadium, he was so excited about touring Tennessee. In 2017, in Alabama, was my last face-to-face time with him at the Burris, Jackson, and Woods family reunion...What I will miss is his warm spirit and that I will not have another phone conversation with him or receive his greeting cards during the holiday. I know God's plans are perfect and His plans for Napoleon were all accomplished. You are all in my prayers, Sincerely, Cousin Vivian Miller

Vivian Miller Jan 2 2021 12:00 AM

RIP grandaddy you was loved by many people and your legacy will continue to grow through your family thankful for you always your granddaughter tristen

Tristen Jan 2 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Napoleon Burris II

Tristen Jan 2 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Napoleon was a joy.

Jeana Browning RN Dec 30 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the Family

Bill and Donna Gardner Dec 29 2020 12:00 AM