Jim graduated from Bellevue High School in 1975, he then graduated from Miami University in Oxford before attending and graduating from The Ohio State University School of Dentistry.
Jim cherished spending time on the Lake Erie Shores surrounded by his family, friends, and his beloved dogs. He was a dedicated Ohio State fan and loved cheering on the Buckeyes.
He is survived by sons, Jared of Columbus and Travis of Arlington, VA; sister, Janice of Perrysburg; 2 nieces and 1 nephew.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, John Burson.
Private funeral services will be held at Foos & Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to: Back to the Wild, 4504 Bardshar Road, Castalia, OH 44824
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.foosfuneral.com