Born March 27, 1957 in Bradford, he was a son of the late Jack K. and Margaret (Colburn) Burns.
He was a 1975 graduate of Bradford Central Christian High School.
He was formerly married to Julie (Shembeda) McCord.
He worked for more than 30 years for the Bradford City Water Authority as an operator at the Water Treatment Plant.
He was an avid golfer and a member of the Pennhills Club and Pine Acres Country Club.
He is survived by a daughter, Stacey M. Burns of Colorado; a sister, Margie Girard, of Bradford; six brothers, Dan (Jamie) Burns, of New Britain, David Burns, of Orchard Park, NY, Mickey (Jan) Burns, of Bradford, Mark (Minnie) Burns, of Duke Center, Pete (Danielle) Burns, of Story, WY, and Matt (Jen) Burns, of Beaver Falls, NY; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 9, 2013, in St. Bernard Church, with Rev. Raymond Gramata, Pastor, as Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com