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James A. Burnside

James A. Burnside James A. Burnside

James (Jim) A. Burnside, 80, of Corydon, Ind., passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

Jim was born on Feb. 8, 1940, to Daniel and Zoe McCord Burnside.

He married Mamie Crawford Burnside on Oct. 14, 1960, and enjoyed almost 60 years of marriage.

Jim was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a graduate of Oakland City College with degrees in American history and geography. He worked for the United States Dept. of Agriculture, Grundman’s and the genealogy department of the Harrison County Public Library. Jim enjoyed many hobbies, including reading, photography, making special gifts for family members and spending time with them.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Mamie Crawford Burnside; daughter, Angela Byrne (Gary); son, Mark Burnside (Marilee); two sisters, Sue Rusk and Jennifer Crawford (Ray); two brothers, Ron Burnside (Betty) and Tony Burnside (Kay); and five grandchildren, Ryan Byrne (Daisy), Jordan Byrne (Jordan), Tyler Byrne, Gatlin Burnside and Katie Unruh (Kyle Cannon), as well as six great-grandchildren, Rick Byrne, Avery Byrne, Henry Byrne, Temple Byrne, Lilly Unruh and Evan Cannon.

Love Funeral Home in Palmyra, Ind., has been entrusted with his arrangements. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

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