Charles Dewayne Burroughs

December 19, 1974 - March 12, 2020
Charles Dewayne Burroughs


Charles Dewayne Burroughs, age 45 of Youngsville and formerly of Leland went to to his Heavenly Home on Wednesday, March 12, 2020 after a short stay at the SECU Hospice House in Bolivia, NC.

Dewayne was born in Wilmington, NC on December 19, 1974. He was a graduate of North Brunswick High School Class of 93, and a graduate of UNC-W with a degree in Criminal Justice. Dewayne served as a Law Enforcement Officer with the City of Durham Police Dept. and had served on a Terrorist Task Force with the FBI.

Dewayne is survived by his father and mother, Cliff Burroughs and Diane White Burroughs of Leland; one sister, Sharon (Eric) Boldt of Belding, MI and two nieces, Taylor and Olivia Boldt. He also leaves behind 3 awesome close friends, Don (Pam) Hayes, Brian (Sheila) Veeder and Jim Belcher, lovingly known as “The Three Disciples”.

Visitation will be held at 3 pm an hour prior to the service.

Celebration of Life memorial service will be held 4 pm Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Bridge of Life Community Church 2220 Mercantile Dr. NE, Leland, NC 28451.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Bridge of Life Community Church, 2220 Mercantile Dr. NE, Leland, NC 28451.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road, Leland,NC 28451

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  • March 14, 2020
    John Shelton says:
    I served with him in Durham. He was a heck of a cop and a good guy. God speed, brother.

  • March 13, 2020
    Joy Bonnett says:
    Diane and Cliff, I'm so sorry to hear about Dwayne. Too soon. God needed another angel. I know how proud you were. I'm here if you need me.

  • March 13, 2020
    Sally & Steve Huegel says:
    We were so sad to hear of Dewayne's passing. He was our neighbor for the last few years. May your fond memories of Dewayne bring you peace and comfort. Our heartfelt sympathy to his friends and family and may he rest in peace knowing how much he was loved.

  • March 13, 2020
    Bill and Lisa Boyd says:
    Praying for your family, love and prayers.

  • March 13, 2020
    Freda and Lester Huffman says:
    Diane and Cliff, We are so sorry for your loss. Praying that God will comfort you in the days to come. Love you both Freda and Lester