Roy Burns

Wednesday, September 4, 2002

BERWYN, Ill. -- Roy Kenneth Burns, 62, of Berwyn died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, on his farm near Dongola, Ill.

He was born Jan. 24, 1940, in Thebes, Ill., son of Houston Samuel and Wanda Violet Abernathie Burns. He and Patricia Lee Mair were married Sept. 3, 1960, in Cicero, Ill.

Burns was a bricklayer. He was a member of Bricklayers Allied Craftsman Local 74 in Westmont, Ill.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Cory Burns of Woodridge, Ill., Kenneth Burns of North Riverside, Ill., Jeffrey Burns of Berwyn; four brothers, Buster Burns of Dongola, Sammy Burns of Hometown, Ill., Marshall Burns of Dongola, and Jimmy Burns of Fort Mill, S.C.

Also surviving are five sisters, Fannie Campbell of Channahon, Ill., Virginia McIntyre and Carita Miller of Anna, Ill., Doris Bullock of Jonesboro, Ill., Jerre Dover of Lancaster, Ohio; and four grandchildren.

Friends may call at Svec and Sons Funeral Home in Berwyn from 2 to 9 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Stickney, Ill.

Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of local arrangements.