Daniel Lloyd Burleson, Sr. of La Marque, TX died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family and friends. He was a decorated Vietnam Veteran of the United States Army. Dan graduated from Lincoln High School and retired from Marathon Petrochemical Refinery in Texas City, TX. He spent his entire life loving his family and enjoying his friends. Racing and repairing cars and trucks, riding horses, traveling and slapping dominoes consumed most his life. He was a member of Rising Star Church and the M & D Riding Club.
Dan was born in Galveston, January 5, 1946 to Rosie Lee Carrol and Cleola Burleson, who preceded him in death. His sister, Vera Burleson and a grandson E’Leal Franklin also preceded him in death.
Dan leaves cherished memories with his loving and dedicated wife of 33 years, Charlesetta Burleson; children, Daniel Burleson, Jr., Tracosalyn Cartwright and Godson, Kyle Booker; grandchildren, Shakala, Na’Quashia, Quen’tanna, Ennisha, Ennessey, Cameron and Ka’Shyree; siblings, Wendell (Ruth) Burleson, Alma (Ed) Joiner, Naomi Whitaker and many other relatives and friends.
A Public Visitation will be held Friday, January 20, 2017 beginning at 5:00 PM at Bay Area Funeral Directors 5410 FM 1765 Texas City, TX 77591. A Celebration of His Life will be Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Rising Star Baptist Church 302 N Oak Texas City, TX 77591. Rev. D.N. Benford is the Celebrant. Burial, with Full Military Honors, will be Monday, January 23, 2017 at 11:15 AM at Houston National Cemetery Houston, TX. Memorials may be sent to the Funeral Home.