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Obituary for Gene Burns

Gene Burns
Frederick Eugene “Gene” Burns was born January 13, 1950 in Houston, Texas the son of Frederick Raymond Burns and Geraldine Burns. He was a Waste-water Plant operator for over 10 years before retiring as a self-employed Municipal Water and Utility Manager. He was a Harley man who enjoyed riding his bikes with his wife all over the United States, especially in The Smokies of Tennessee. Gene was above all things a family man who loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren; Papaw rarely ever missed any of their activities. He will be greatly missed by all he knew and loved.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Charles William Burns.

He is survived by his loving wife of over 44 years, Cathie Burns of Athens; two sons, David Burns and wife Dollie of Trinidad, Kris Burns and wife Christie of Athens; three brothers, Prentiss “PT” Burns and wife Laverne of Brownwood, James Stephens and wife Kathy of Princeton, Terry Burns of Livingston; two granddaughters, Kodie Nell Burns, Kie Angelique Burns; four grandsons, Brett Burns, Kole Burns, Ford Sugai, Aaron Rowe; one great granddaughter Kaileigh; life-long friends, Gary and Joni Winscott, Terry and Gail Hammond and numerous nieces and nephews.
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