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John Howard Burlew

February 21, 1948 - December 29, 2011
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John Burlew, although one of the more celebrated lawyers in the city, was an unassuming gentleman known for his sensitive and compassionate understand-ing of the pulse of the Cincinnati community. With a deep conviction for what is legally, ethically and mor-ally right, John was committed to leaving the world a more livable and just placeContinue Reading

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Jack Franzen left a message on January 22, 2012:
My memories of John go back to Walnut Hills- he was a terrific guy!
Kathye Lewis left a message on January 21, 2012:
John will be remembered for the legacy he left. He was a long time servant in the justice system and a humanitarian. He will be missed.
Talli and Louis Flanigan left a message on January 13, 2012:
John's death is a serious loss to the community and to those of us who loved him. God bless Kathy and the girls, and show them that John is still with them.
Dr. Janeece Warfield and Family left a message on January 12, 2012:
Kathy, My condolences go out to you and your family. Jeanna informed me of your husband's passing. Please know that I am keeping you in thought and prayer. If there is anything I can do please call 937-344-4699.
Jeana (Jackson) Griffith left a message on January 6, 2012:
Kathy, I am so sorry for your loss.I pray that the love of God and of those around you gives you the strength to help you through the days ahead. I love you, Jeana (Jackson) Griffith
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Paul&nellie Blackwell left a message on January 5, 2012:
John was a very compassionate soul,just a few years ago he came out to speak to the youth of Mt. Moriah baptist church where his granpa was pastor for many years.We will always remember John's BIG SMILE.
elaine left a message on January 5, 2012:
A long time friend and Boss Admired you as a stong black leader. Proud to have had you as a boss Enjoyed the many talks we had about work and family. The love you shared about family; wife, daughters and especailly that grandchild. God answered your prayers for that grandbaby. You will live on in him. There is a reason for it all God is the answer. We will undrstand it better by and by Rest in peace, my friend and co worker. Thanks for giving so many the opportunity in the legal field. God Loved You Best. Your family will be "ok"
Trevia Ogburn left a message on January 3, 2012:
Kathy, we offer our sincere condolences to you and the family.
Randi Freeman, Ryan Freeman, Tanna Freeman left a message on January 3, 2012:
We love you John. We will keep your family in our prayers.
Mrs. Patricia A. Bias-McCall left a message on January 3, 2012:
My sincere sympathy to the family (ies) of Judge Burlew. He was an example of positive & caring leadership. May his light shine on thru all whom came in contact with him. May GOD continue to smile on us!!
Michelle Burstion Hewitt left a message on January 3, 2012:
My condolences to Kathy and the family.
Karen, Kenny and Kim Connell left a message on January 3, 2012:
Kathy, Randi and Robin: With deepest sympathy, our hearts go out to you and your family. We will always remember John's inviting smile and kindness. The Connell Family (Calvary UMC)
Jim Hutton left a message on January 3, 2012:
To Kathy, Randi, Robbin & Randy, my best all-time neighbors: May the eternal Comforter be with each of you always.
Floyd and Trevia Ogburn left a message on January 3, 2012:
Kathy, you and your family have our deepest sympathy. We will remember you in our prayers.
Damon Bess left a message on January 3, 2012:
My condolences and prayers go out to the friends and family of such a great man. You will be truly missed.
Bernadine Black left a message on January 3, 2012:
To the family of John Howard Burlew you have my deepest sympathy. I will keep your family in prayer as your love one has gone home. The Black Family
left a message on January 2, 2012:
A sympathy card has been sent to the family of John Howard Burlew, III.
Our Sympathy and Prayers left a message on January 2, 2012:
We love you and will keep all of you in our prayers. We will miss John. Lillian Hawkins Lawrence Hawkins III Lawrence Hawkins Jr.
Linda Hilson left a message on January 2, 2012:
To the Burlew Family my sincere sympathy. John was a kind man. I remember the family on Kirkup Avenue in Kennedy Heights while growing up. I also remember a pleasant conversation on the bus. John will truly be missed.
Dr. Eric Abercrumbie left a message on January 2, 2012:
We have lost one of our most outstanding chmpions for justice. John was always advocating for the needs of others, especailly the dispossed. he was a great humanitarian, husband and father who wwill be greatly missed.
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Deborah Carr Saldana left a message on January 2, 2012:
Kathy: I wanted to be there but was unable to get a flight out on short notice given the holiday travelers. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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Karolyn Alexander left a message on December 31, 2011:
My prayers are with the family at this difficult time. My loving father knows best.
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Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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