Thomas Eugene BURRIS
October 2, 1957 – January 24, 2019
Thomas "Tommy" E. Burris (61) of Glendale, Arizona passed away peacefully at home with his sister at his side on January 24, 2019. Tommy was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on October 2, 1957 to Mary (Sweeney) and Thomas Burris. Tommy was 1 of 7 children. Just after Tommy was born the family moved to Arizona where Tommy remained for his whole life. Tommy attended Paradise Valley High School. Tommy loved to cook. He liked to experiment with food and let his family eat it. His love of food and cooking led him to a lifetime of being a chef at several different restaurants. He was loving, quirky, giving, and lived a good life doing what made him happy.
He leaves behind his siblings Patricia Oliver, Sharon Hagen, and Fred Burris and many well loved family and friends. Tommy is preceded by his parents Mary and Tom; his siblings Brenda Lopez, Linda Jones, and Matthew Burris.
He will be greatly missed.
No services have been planned at this time.