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Richard K. Burns, Sr.

March 15, 1931 November 4, 2018
Richard  K. Burns, Sr.
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Obituary for Richard K. Burns, Sr.

RICHARD K. BURNS, SR., 87, of Springfield, was welcomed into Heaven by a host of loved ones lead by his Grandma Kelley on Sunday, November 4th, 2018. He was born March 15th, 1931 in Springfield the son of Harry F. and Miriam Kelley Burns. He was retired after 20 years from the United States Air Force as a Tech Sgt where he served his country during Vietnam. He retired from Hobart Corp. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary Lee ( Flora) Burns; his seven children: Verna, Richard Jr. & Lynda, Harry & Jody, Tom & Kim, Doug, Jake & Rene and Mary Alice & James; 22 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren; his sister Jean Campbell; a sister-in-law, Marlene (George) Jones and a brother-in-law, Sonny Flora and many nieces and nephews, whom were all his favorite. He is preceded in death by his parents; his brother Jerry ( Elaine) Burns and their son, David.

A memorial service honoring Richard will be held on Sunday, November 11th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME, SPRINGFIELD. Memorial gifts may be made to Make A Wish foundation. Online condolences can be made at

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6:00 PM 11/11/2018 6:00:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory
830 N. Limestone St. Springfield 45503 OH
United States

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