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Burnice Jennings Canterbury, age 96, of Gloucester Point, died Sept. 20, 2019 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

Burnice was a phenomenal individual, retired from the U.S. Air Force, having been a master of design in engineering and built his personal airplane at his home.  In addition, he built boats and was a member of Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter No. 156.

He loved country music and playing his guitar. Following an extensive career, he retired from York County.  Mr. Canterbury was a member of Gloucester Point Baptist Church.

First wife, Helen preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Vivian “Jackie” Canterbury; a son, Bernard Canterbury; stepchildren, Lynn Hickey, Elaine Craig, Janet Robinson, and Reba Barbour.

The family received friends Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home. A funeral service conducted by the Rev. Ray Goude Jr. was held 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Hogg Funeral Home. Interment followed with military honors in Peninsula Memorial Park Cemetery.

Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.