Thomas Burton Runner – Wake Forest Obituary

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Thomas Burton Runner

Feb 12, 1939 – May 5, 2016

Thomas Burton Runner

Thomas Burton Runner, 77, passed away Thursday May 5, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Croydon, PA son of the late Mildred Davidson Runner and Thomas Runner. Mr. Runner was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

A memorial service honoring his life will be held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon May 11, 2016 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home.

Mr. Runner is survived by his wife; Star Butler Runner, sons; Vincent Runner, David Runner and Joseph Runner; a daughter, Dawn Runner, step-daughters; Brandy Steiner, Theresa Giordano-Perez and Jennifer Coleman, sisters; Diane Coar, Jean Rothsching and Cheryl Ball, a brother; Lynford R. Runner, 17 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the St. Joseph’s Indian School 1301 North Main St. Chamberlin, SD 57325.

Friends may visit with the family 1 hour prior to the service at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC 27587.