Burlen G. Shreve, Sr., 78, of Bellaire, OH died Sunday peacefully at his home surrounded by his family and his companion Buster by his side.
He was born December 29, 1936 in Mingo Junction, OH a son of the late John Wesley and Dora Belle Bates Shreve.
He was an employee of the former Phillips Stamping, a School Bus Driver for Bellaire Schools and a custodian for Belmont Savings Bank. Burlen was a hard working man, also he was a member of the South Bellaire United Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Melissa Belan, Helen Taylor and Rosalee Slentz.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Carolyn Briggs Shreve; a son, Burlen (Jeanie) Shreve; two daughters, Penny (Lee) Irwin and Tammy (Joe Mastracci) Dyer; a sister, Anna Eden all of Bellaire; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Tuesday from 1-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441-37th Street Bellaire where services will be held Wednesday at 11 am with Pastor Gary Henthorne officiating. Burial follows in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Bellaire.
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