John Albert Burns

John Albert Burns

Birth
Death 25 Mar 2015 (aged 61)
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section R Site 426
Memorial ID 144518593 · View Source
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John Albert Burns, 61, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Memorial Medical Center Emergency Room.

He was born August 6, 1953, in Springfield to Ronald C. Burns and Francis J. Burns. He attended elementary school in Wood River, Ill., and graduated from Athens High School. He entered the U.S. Navy and served on a nuclear submarine. After returning from the service he worked at B & M Electric and Young's Appliances in Springfield. He was currently employed at the Hilton as a night supervisor and engineer.

He is survived by his ; father, Ronald C. ; mother, Frances ; brother, David ; sister, Mari Beth; son, Darren ; daughter, Erica; half-brother, Luke ; stepdaughter, Lori ; three stepsisters, Sheri , Debbi, and Lori one stepbrother, Robert , five grandchildren; nephews,; four nieces, and other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Matthew Burns; sister, Cathy Shanks; and half-brother, Seth Sykes.

John loved his country, music, was an avid gun enthusiast, loved art, played guitar and put newsworthy articles on Facebook.

Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Published in The State Journal-Register on Apr. 3, 2015


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  • Created by: Jean S
  • Added: 2 Apr 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 144518593
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Albert Burns (6 Aug 1953–25 Mar 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144518593, citing Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jean S (contributor 46844283) .