Harold M. Burnside, 49, of Gilliam, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at Gilliam Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Born Jan. 15 1962, in Marshall, he was the son of the late Howard H. and Kathleen Castle Burnside. He attended grade school in Gilliam and graduated from Slater High School in 1980. He graduated from Missouri Valley College in 1984, magna cum laude, with a degree in accounting and business administration. He worked as an auditor for the Veterans Administration in Kansas City before returning to Gilliam in 1992 to care for his father. He owned and operated Harold's Lawn Service since that time.
He is survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins.