William Burns

William BurnsWilliam Barton Burns, 76, of Rushville died at 10:45 p.m. June 8, 2013, at Snyder's Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

He was born March 6, 1937, in Kewanee, the son of Everett G. and Edith Darrah Burns.

Surviving are one niece, Ann (and Neal) Herche Benowitz of Savannah, Ga.; two nephews, Robert (and Linda) Herche of Rushville and Roger (and Diane) Herche of Springfield; one great-niece; one great-nephew; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Beverly (and Cecil) Herche.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Rushville.

He worked for City of Rushville 33 1/2 years, retiring in 2000.

He was active in local bowling leagues.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. Larry DeSha officiating. Inurnment will follow. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville.

Memorials may be made to Bridgeway of Macomb or Rushville Public Library.

Condolences may be sent to www.worthingtonfh.com.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/12/2013

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