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John Burns

November 23, 1938 ~ December 30, 2017 (age 79)

The Piano Brothers

John "Jack" Burns, 79, of Gillespie, IL, died at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, IL on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 7:15pm. He was born November 23, 1938, in Litchfield, IL to Matthew Burns & Florence (Link) Burns Hurry. He married Jody (Benedetti) Burns on January 21, 1961 in Gillespie, IL. He retired in April 2009 after having worked 47 years as a parts manager for McKay Auto Supply. John was a graduate of Gillespie High School Class of 1957. He is survived by his spouse, Jody Burns of Gillespie, IL children, John M. "Jack" (Kim) Burns of Benld, IL, Julie Ann (Tim) Wargo of Benld, IL, grandchildren, Trae Wargo, Tate Wargo, Tristen Wargo, Tyler Burns, Alexis Burns, sisters, Marjorie Jo (Steve) Baima of Clark, MO, and Betty Jane (Charles) Neverdowski of Gillespie, IL. John was preceded in death by his parents, step father, Ralph Hurry and son, Jeffrey Joseph Burns. Friends may call on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillepsie, IL from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Funeral services are Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL with Pastor Larry Moreau officiating. Burial will be at Gillespie Cemetery, Gillespie, IL. Memorials are suggested to Wishes of the Family. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Wishes of the family



 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
January 6, 2018

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie
203 E Elm
Gillespie, IL 62033

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 6, 2018

12:00 PM
Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie
203 E Elm
Gillespie, IL 62033


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