July 2, 1959 – February 17, 2021
Tony Burroughs entered the presence of Jesus Wednesday February 17, 2021 in Asheville, NC after battling liver cancer.
Born Anthony Lee Jarrett, later adopted by family as Ralph Conners Burroughs, was a 6’4” gentle giant. Tony loved the Lord, attended Bible College and grew in his relationship with Christ. Along with his passion for history and Civil War reenactment, he enjoyed the beach, painting, photography and collecting baseball cards and coins.
Tony is survived by his wife, Tamra Morrison Burroughs, of 36 years and their beloved black lab Hoover; brother Robert ‘Robbie’ Burroughs (Kelly) and nieces RaineyAnne, Kinley and Delaney; aunt Hilda Jarrett Lawing (Walt) and cousin Andrew ‘Andy’ Lawing; father-in-law Steve Morrison (Judy); brother-in-law Trent Morrison (Becky) and niece Lacy Holcomb (Josh); brother-in-law Tim Morrison (Carolina) and nephew Zachary; and extended family and friends. Tony was preceded in death by both of his parents and nephew Scott Morrison.
Tony will be cremated and memorialized privately by family. Donations to Care Partners Hospice Ashville may be made in his honor.