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William "Bill" L. Burroughs

Aug 01, 2017

July 1, 1957 - July 31, 2017

William "Bill" L. Burroughs, 60, of Columbus Junction, died July 31, 2017, surrounded by family in his home. There will be services at a later date. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Bill's name. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com. The Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation services is caring for Bill's family, and his arrangements.

Burroughs was born on July 1, 1957, in Muscatine, Iowa, the son of Frank and Ann (Flake) Burroughs. Bill was united into marriage on August 16, 2002 in Wapello to Betty "Susie" Riley. He was a member of the River Forks Bass Masters, he enjoyed racing cars, avid bass fisherman, working outside in his yard, wrestling, sports, true Alabama Crimson Tide fan, his two kittens and dog buddy and most of all spending time with family and friends.

Bill will be deeply missed by his wife, Susie Burroughs of Columbus Junction; four siblings, Mike (Cindy) Burroughs of Columbus Junction, Julie Smith of Columbus Junction, Lisa Moore of North Liberty and Lori (Louie) Wanninger of Audubon, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Brian Burroughs and Patrick Burroughs; and brother-in-law, Don Smith.

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