William “Bill” Burns
Birth Date: July 18, 1939
Death Date: March 2, 2018
William “Bill” Burns, Sr., of Decatur, IL died Friday, March 2, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Bill was born July 18, 1939 in Dewitt, IL, the son of Earl and Mary Ellen (Thrasher) Burns. He married Betty Moffett on April 22, 1962 in Decatur, IL.
Bill loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. During his leisure he liked to spend time working in his garage, going to coffee with his buddies and gardening. One of his greatest joys was his red truck.
Surviving are his wife, Betty; children, Jeff Burns of Decatur, William Burns, Jr (Terri) of Decatur, IL, Kevin Brandon of Decatur, Gene Brandon of Carbondale, IL; sister, Betty McKowen of Decatur, IL; grandchildren, Josh Burns, Michael Moretti, Brandon Tully, Ryan Tully, Jessica Tully, Andrew Tully, Holly Burns, Dusty Burns, Chrissy Moretti, Amanda Powell, Amanda Moretti and several great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Kathy Burns-Moretti, Cheryl Burns and great granddaughter, Nevaeh.
Private family service will be held at a later date.