Bob Burns


December 20, 2019 - 2:25 PM

Bob Burns, age 92, of Iola, died on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola.

He was born on June 25, 1927, to Vere Thomas Burns and Olive Josephine (Attkisson) Burns at Fort Scott.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He also served in the Naval Reserve and the National Guard.

He married Maude Ilene Stringer on May 28, 1949, at Hepler.

He was preceded in death by a son, Terry Wayne Burns.

Survivors include his wife, Maude; sons, Don Burns of Gas, and Ron Burns of Iola; daughter, Cinda Jones of Moran; and other relatives.

The family will greet friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in The Venue at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola. Cremation will follow the visitation. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Hepler Cemetery.

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