Ekostar Executive Passes Away

Posted March 24, 2017 at 12:40 pm

Jay Warren Burleson, 88, passed away on March 5. Burleson joined Ekostar Textile Inc., Atlanta, in April 2016, covering national textile markets including laundries, hospitality and healthcare. Prior to his experience in textile sales, Burleson was the director of chemical systems with Coyne Industrial Laundry Corp.

Burleson was the father of Kyle Brooks (John), Keith Burleson, Lynn Kleinberg (Jon), the late Scott Burleson (Joellyn) and Tracey Oehring (Chip). Burleson is survived by his grandchildren, Patrick, Frank, Tommy, Emily, Melissa, Eric, Kara, Nichole, Alex and Danielle, and his great grandsons, Gabriel, Levi and Cutler.

Family and friends gathered on March 12 at Floral Hills Funeral Home Chapel, Tucker, GA, where services immediately followed. A burial with military honors was held on March 13 at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org and the ASPCA at www.aspca.org/donate.