December 19, 1948 - December 25, 2018
Russell Darwin Burdick, Jr. passed away at his residence in Bogalusa, LA on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at the age of 70. He was born on December 19, 1948 in New Port, Rhode Island.
Those left behind to cherish his memory include his sister, Patti McDonald of Bogalusa, LA; his nephews, Michael Chad Burdick of Bogalusa, LA and Tommy (Tori) Waldrep of Franklinton, LA; his caregiver and niece, Stacie Burdick of Bogalusa, LA; niece, Selena Waldrep of Franklinton, LA, Cheyanne Waldrep of Franklinton, LA, Richea Waldrep of Franklinton, LA; great-niece, Samantha Burdick of Bogalusa, LA; and special friend, Dorothy “Dottie” Schoppe-Johnson of Bogalusa, LA. He is also survived by other relatives and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Gloria Burdick, Sr. and his brother-in-law, Bull Varnado.
Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home and Crematory in Bogalusa, LA.