James David Burns, Sr.

September 25, 1933 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 86)


James David Burns, Sr., 86, of Florence, passed away June 17, 2020 at Helen Keller Hospital after an extended illness. He was a member of Glendale Church of Christ.


Visitation will be Friday June 19, 2020 from 11:30-12:30 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 1 p.m. in Pleasant Hill Methodist Church Cemetery with Ben Siegel officiating. The family requests that everyone please follow the CDC guidelines for COVID-19.


Mr. Burns was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Clara Burns; wife of 64 years, Betty Burns; son, David Burns, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Joanie Burns; and brother, Ben Burns.


He is survived by his daughter, Mitzy Neal and husband Kenny of Florence; grandchildren, Nickie Killian (Stephen), Decatur, Brandi Foster (John), Killen, Ellen Goodman (Greg), Florence, Jamie Holbrook (David), Hamilton, AL, and Betsy Berry (Patrick), Florence; and eight great grandchildren.

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June 19, 2020

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Greenview Funeral Home
3657 Old Chisholm Road
Florence, AL 35633

Graveside Service
June 19, 2020

Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery
2705 County Road 222
Florence, AL 35633

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