Greg “Preacher” Burrus, 54, of Pana, IL, died Wednesday, February 13, 2013 in Pana Community Hospital. He was born August 31, 1958 in Pana, the son of Emmett & Atha Klover Burrus. Greg lived his entire life in Pana and was the manager of Owaneco Elevator.
Greg married Lou Clutter on September 24, 1977 in Pana, IL.
He is survived by his wife: Lou Burrus, Pana, IL; children: Matthew Burrus, Pana, IL; Christopher Burrus, Rosamond, IL; Sandra Faye Burrus (Mason), Pana, IL; and Heidi Burrus, Pana, IL; 4 grandchildren ; brothers: John Laukaitis & wife Mary, Pana, IL and Randy Burrus & wife Mary, Pana, IL; and sisters: Holly Harlow, Pana, IL and Monica Zucco & husband Joe, Pana, IL; and step mother: Betty Burrus, Herrick, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Nancy Ann Batton; & brother, Gene Laukaitis.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 18, 2013 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Kurt Feneley officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Pana. Friends may call Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Beacon of Hope Free Methodist Church, Pana or ALS Association.