Glenn Rayburn Burkman, 69, was born on Aug. 31, 1948 to Henry and Georgia Burkman in Leuders, the oldest of the children. Glenn passed away Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.
Glenn graduated from Leuders High School. After high school, he attended and graduated from Tarleton State University. Glenn married Annette Duncan on Sept. 22, 1973 in Stamford. Soon after they married they moved to Brownwood to begin their life.
He was a hard worker and had many jobs throughout his life, including working for Wayne May-Brownwood Cattle Auction, Vernon Hogg’s Cattle Auction, and Jordan Cattle Auction both in Brownwood and San Saba. He also worked for the City of Brownwood, and his latest job at TxDOT as a sign tech. Glenn really liked his job and his friends he made there.
Glenn was happiest when he was at home. He learned to be a good ranch hand, cowboy and roper. He loved his family, animals, and pets.
Glenn is survived by his wife of 44 years, Annette Burkman of Brownwood; mother, Georgia Burkman of Stamford; brother, Hank Burkman of Denver, Colorado; sister, Belinda Oman and husband John Bill of Avoca; and mother-in-law, Vada Duncan of Brownwood. He also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Burkman.
Graveside services for Glenn will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 at Ebony Cemetery with Bro. Bill Slaymaker officiating. Visitation will be held prior to graveside services from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Hendrick Hospice Center or West Texas Rehab. Online condolences for the family are welcome at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com.