Gerald W. Burns

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Gerald W. Burns, 64, of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at his residence.

A native of Lincoln County, Mr. Burns was the son of James Burns of Fayetteville and the late Doris Fite Burns. Mr. Burns was self-employed as a paver and served his country in the United States Army.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Donna McMillian Burns.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his son, Charles (Priscilla) Burns of Lewisburg; one brother, Terrell Burns of Fayetteville; and two grandchildren, Alexis and Nicholas Burns.

Funeral services for Mr. Burns will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, in the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Steven Swango officiating.

Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery with military honors.

Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, and again on Friday from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour.

Condolences of sympathy may be sent to

Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.