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Walter H. Burden, Sr.


Sunrise: April 28, 1930

Sunset: January 23, 2021

Walter H. Burden, Sr. passed away on January 23, 2021. Walter was born on April 28, 1930 in Raleigh, NC to Henry & Esther Burden. He served in the US Army for 22 years as a Staff Sergeant and worked for 10 years for the Portsmouth School system. On March 25, 1948, he married Doris Douglass. They raised five daughters and two sons, Brenda Ann Swinton (Kenneth), Barbara Anne Ervin, Anna Batten (Dennis), Renae Hinton (David), Bonnie James (Alton), Douglas Burden (Lashanda) and Walter H. Burden Jr who has passed on. Walter had a passion for the Lord and helping others and a member of the Mason-Chapter Lodge in Portsmouth Va. Walter H. Burden was preceded in death by his wife Doris D. Burden and son Walter H. Burden Jr. Son he is survived by his five daughters & one son and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Viewing Tuesday, February 2, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Graveside Service Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:00am Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434 Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Annette Jones Smith says

    Walt you will always have a special place in my heart ? not many people were ion my corner…..BUT you an Gene we’re always there for me I know your family will keep your legacy on for ever..♥️DARKIE

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    Dianne Stephenson says

    My Sincere Condolences to Doug and family may the memories you all shared shine forever ??

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