Hugh Burleson, age 76, of Bangs, and formerly of Corpus Christi, passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Bangs Nursing Home.

Funeral services for Hugh will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug.14, 2014 at Blaylock Funeral Home Chapel with Bill Slaymaker officiating, interment will follow at Gouldbusk Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m. prior to service.

Hugh was born on Aug. 23, 1937, to Carlos and Alice (Wileman) Burleson in Hobbs, N. M. Hugh lived in Corpus Christi and was a member of First Baptist Church of Portland, Texas, before recently moving to Bangs. He loved golfing and was a fabulous artist.

He is survived by his daughters, Belinda Slater of Brookeshire, Texas, Billie Kaye DeLeon of Seabrook, Texas, and Bonnie McManus of Denver, Colo; seven grandchildren; sisters, Lila Roberts and husband Art of Abilene, Texas, and Bonnie Farren of Brownwood; brother, Joe Fred Burleson of San Antonio, Texas. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, friends, and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Beverly Brown; brother, Carlos Burleson; sister, Patsy Kerr; and step-mother, Dena Brown.

Online condolences are welcome at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home.