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Steven Lee Burlas

August 10, 1957 - April 30, 2018

AHOSKIE, NC – Steven Lee Burlas, age 60, passed away on April 30, 2018 in Southampton County, VA in a tragic car accident.

Steve was born on August 10, 1957 to the late Napoleon Bonaparte Burlas, Jr. and Cleo Brinkley Lawson in Norfolk, VA. He grew up in Virginia Beach, VA and graduated from Cox High School in 1976. Steve attended Norfolk State where he played football for two years. Steve was a long-distance truck driver and enjoyed traveling. He loved life and his family, especially his granddaughter “Lizzy”. Steve was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan and will be deeply missed by all that knew him.

Left to cherish Steve’s memory are his daughter, Barbara “Barb” Burlas Whitehead and husband Robert of Windsor, NC; special friend, Li Yang of Southampton Meadows, VA. sister, Sharon Martinette Pflueger and Steven of Va. Beach, VA; six brothers, Bill Cooke and wife Amy of Norfolk, VA, Tony Martinette and fiancé Cherene of Courtland, VA, Barry Martinette and wife Brenda of Portsmouth, VA, Al, Ronnie, and Donnie Burlas of Nashville, TN; and a granddaughter, Elizabeth Powell.

The family will receive friends Friday, May 4, 2018, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 11:00 am at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given directly to the Burlas family or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Burlas family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, May 4, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location:

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910


Service Information

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018

Location:

Brinkley Family Cemetery


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