T. Burns, Jr.
William T. "Bill" Burns Jr. of Springfield, Mo., died there Thursday,
Sept. 7, 1995. He was 73.
A native of Chattanooga, he moved to Springfield 20 years ago.
He retired from the Springfield branch of NCR as district manager with
more than 40 years of service.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific theater.
He was a graduate of Central High School in 1940 and the University of
Chattanooga in 1949.
He served as president of the board of directors of Sigma House and vice
president of the local chapter of NCA.
He was a member and deacon of Universal Heights Baptist Church in
Survivors include his wife, Ono Lee "Doll" Burns; three brothers, Joel
Burns, Chattanooga, Carroll Burns, Atlanta, and Kenneth Burns, Richmond,
Va.; and two sisters, Lois Foster, Westchester, Pa., and Charlotte Lively,
Graveside services will be held Monday at 2p.m. in U.S. National Cemetery
with the Rev. Thom Guinn officiating.
The family will receive friends today from 3 to 5 p.m. at Chattanooga
Funeral Home, East.
Chattanooga Free Press, September 10, 1995.
by Connie Baumann