William Alfred Burns

White Sulphur Springs-William Alfred Burns, 81, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019, at Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg.

Born Oct. 28, 1937, at Fort Spring, he was a son of the late Fred Alfred Burns and Agnes Virginia Burns.

Bill was a retired truck driver for R.B.S. in Caldwell for many years, enjoyed fishing, and was a Navy veteran. He greatly enjoyed spending time with his entire family, R.B.S. family and attended Whatcoat United Methodist Church in White Sulphur Springs.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, William A. Burns and Fred Alfred Burns; sister, Mary Johnson; brothers, James Howard Burns, Edward Burns, Alvin Burns, Jimmie Luther Burns and Fredrick Burns; and special friend, Charles Ervin “Wild Man” Martin.

He is survived by his wife, Stacey-Ann Catherine Burns; two daughters, Cheryl-Ann Marie Burns Waldron and Charlotte Marie Rutherford; three sons, Michael Lewis Burns, James Lee Burns and Joshua Corey Burns; grandchildren, Anthony, Amanda, Sheena, Melanie, Betty, Thomas, Matthew, Mallory, Chris, Laken, Levi, Colten, Benson, Lillie and Calix; great-grandchildren, Bella-Paige, Ethan Boone, Zaira, Emalee, Heaven Grace, Carter, Brileigh, Cody, Katelyn, Paige, Alayna, Christian, Tyler, Hunter, Gabe, Elliana and Kenzlee; three sisters, Nora Jane Judy, Dorothy Fisher and Virginia “Jenny” Francisco; two brothers, Larry Burns and Lewis Burns; special nieces and nephew, Sherry, Bud and Melissa Fisher Hughes; and many other nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held on Wednesday, June 19, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, where Pastor Ed Craft officiated. Burial with Military Honors was in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Fort Spring.

The family received friends and family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Wednesday.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com

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