203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Thomas Henry Burrier

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Thomas Henry Burrier was born on December 20, 1966 in Iowa and died March 13, 2006 in Alexandria, VA.

Thomas Henry Burrier entered the United States Army on October 9, 1986, in Waverly, IA, served during the Persian Gulf War era and reached the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3 before being discharged on March 13, 2006 in Fairfax County, VA.

Thomas Henry Burrier is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at 42° 42.962' N 92° 28.484' W

  • Died in Service: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Release Date: March 13, 2069.


Chief Warrant Officer Thomas H. Burrier, 39, of Alexandria, Virginia, and formerly of Waverly, Iowa, died Monday, March 13, 2006, in Alexandria, Virginia, as a result of a single car accident.

Tom was born on December 20, 1966 in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Leonard and Donna (Voigts) Burrier. He was baptized on January 15, 1967 and later confirmed on October 31, 1982 both at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Waverly. He attended the Waverly-Shell Rock School System and graduated from high school in 1985. Tom then attended Wartburg College for one year before entering the United States Army. On July 13, 1990 he was united in marriage to Cathy Chapman in California. In 1992 he was stationed at Vint Hill Farms, Virginia, and in 1996 he was transferred to Germany where they lived until his transfer to Fort Bragg, North Carolina in1998. In 2000 he was transferred to England and while there he earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. In July of 2005 they returned to the United States where Tom was pursuing a Master’s Degree in Strategic Intelligence. He was due to graduate with his class in August of 2006. His goal was to retire from the military, spend more time with his family and to continue to serve his country in the political realm.

Tom is survived by his wife, Cathy Burrier of Alexandria, Virginia; his son, Zachary Burrier of Alexandria; his parents, Leonard & Donna Burrier of Waverly; one sister, Valerie (Jim) Mormann of Waverly; two brothers, David (Karen) Burrier of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, Dan (C.J.) Burrier of Waverly; his mother-in-law, Carol Butterfield of Congress, Arizona, and one sister-in-law, Margaret (Tim) Mitchell of Frederick, Maryland. He was preceded in death by his niece, Emily Mormann

Services will be 11:00 AM on Monday, March 20, 2006 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waverly with military honors at Harlington Cemetery, Waverly, where he will be buried following cremation. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3:00pm until 7:00pm at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, Waverly. Memorials may be directed to the family for a later designation.

“Chief Warrant Officer Thomas Burrier Obituary,” Kaiser Corson Funeral Homes, Inc., accessed JUne 2, 2019. http://www.kaisercorson.com/obituary/Chief-Warrant-Officer-Thomas-H.-Burrier/Alexandria-VA/295937.