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John Ross Burrow

Died: October 11, 2016

John Ross Burrow, 25, of Frederick County, Virginia died Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in South Carolina.
John was born in 1991 in Asheboro, NC, the son of James and Teasha Burrow. John graduated from Millbrook High School, Class of 2009 and graduated from George Mason University in 2013 earning a Bachelor’s degree in …read more

John Ross Burrow, 25, of Frederick County, Virginia died Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in South Carolina.
John was born in 1991 in Asheboro, NC, the son of James and Teasha Burrow. John graduated from Millbrook High School, Class of 2009 and graduated from George Mason University in 2013 earning a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. He was a graphic design artist for Patricia Hord Graphik Design in Alexandria, VA, where he started as a freelance designer in November 2015. Among John’s many friends, his best friends were his sister, Madisen, and his cat, Rain. He enjoyed all kinds of music, loved cooking, hiking, riding his bike, and most of all helping others.
John was a round-the-clock caregiver to his Granddaddy, “O.C.” until his passing. He did an internship with Feeding Children Everywhere in Longwood, FL. John recently participated in the AARP Food Pack in Washington, DC. John had applied for and dreamed of serving in the Peace Corps in Africa. John will always be known for his sense of humor, smiles, hugs and ability to make everyone feel loved.
Surviving with his parents is sister, Madisen N. Burrow of Winchester, VA; grandparents, Carol Burrow of Asheboro, NC, Linda Hinds of Tampa, FL, William “Bill” Hinds and wife, Sharon of Longs, SC; step-grandmother, Shelly Burrow of Asheboro, NC; aunts and uncles, Jennifer Turner and husband, Rusty of Asheboro, NC, Ross Hinds and wife, Bobbi of Axton, VA; cousins, Joseph and Callie Turner of Asheboro, NC and Payton, Alexis and Gavin Hinds and Pierson Turner of Axton, VA.
John was preceded in death by his granddaddy, Obert “O.C.” Burrow.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 22nd, at 2:00 p.m. at Omps Amherst Chapel with Pastor Mike Mayton officiating. A reception will immediately follow the service at Omps Reception Center.
In continuing John’s legacy of wanting to help everyone, please bring a can or dry good for Congregational Community Action Project (CCAP) of Winchester.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in John’s memory to Feeding Children Everywhere, 830 South Ronald Reagan Blvd., Unit 142, Longwood, FL 32750; https://iam.feedingchildreneverywhere.com/johnrossburrow
Please view obituaries and tribute wall at www.ompsfuneralhome.com

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Service Information

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016

Time: 02:00 pm

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Reception immediately after the service
Omps Reception Center


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