|Birth: ||Nov. 5, 1924|
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 2005|
San Angelo Junction
Zack Eugene Burns was born Nov. 5, 1924, in Hamilton County, Texas. Zack was 80 years old when he died on Sunday, June 19, 2005, after a lengthy illness, in the Riverside Healthcare Center, in San Angelo Texas, where he had lived for several years.
Graveside service will be at 1 p.m., Monday, June 27, at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.
Zack was a graduate of Hamilton Texas High School, served three years in the U.S. Army in World War II in the South Pacific Theater, 1942-1945 640th Tank Destroyer Battalion with Co. B, and was honorably discharged Dec. 28, 1945. Zack was a graduate of Howard Payne University and was a member of the Churches of Christ and Life Member of VFW Post 1815-San Angelo.
Zack was preceded in death by a brother, James Burns; his father and mother, Norflet Eugene and Lena Bullard Burns; a sister, Etoil Burns Kemp.
He is survived by a brother, W.C. Burns of Arlington, Texas; two daughters, Alleta Burns Ojeda of Granada Hills, Calif., and Mona Burns Granados of Crockett, Texas; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to Riverside Healthcare Center, 609 Rio Concho Drive, San Angelo 76903, or the Scholarship Fund of Howard Payne University, PO Box 2369, Brownwood, TX 76804.
Laquita Mona Wilks Burns (1932 - 1998)*
Note: TEC4, US Army, World War II
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: Section M Site 79-A
Created by: LReneeTS
Record added: Jan 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12947803