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William E. "Bill" Burns

July 19, 1938 June 29, 2019
William E. "Bill" Burns
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William E. “Bill” Burns, 80, of Fostoria, passed away at 5:15 pm Saturday June 29, 2019 at his home.

He was born July 19, 1938 in Fostoria to the late Eugene and Lucille (Crawford) Burns. He married Juletta C. Holman July 29, 1961 in Fostoria and she survives.

Also surviving are five children, Todd (Beth) Burns, Pickerington, Bradley (Julie) Burns, Wapakoneta, Beth (David) Royse, Columbus, Melanie (Avery) Gani, Columbus and Nathan (Gretta) Burns, Fostoria; nine grandchildren, Brianna, Isaac, Keith, Andrew, Kyle, Ellen, Hope, Madalynne and Morgan; great-granddaughter, Zella; brother, Roger (Peg) Burns, Virginia; and sister, Barb (Pete) Danielson, Florida. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Norma Patterson and Marlene Danielson; and brother, Duane Burns.

Bill was a 1957 graduate of St. Wendelin High School and the Bailey Technical School, St. Louis, MO. He was a mechanic at Hayes-Albion, Tiffin and retired as the owner of Burns Auto Parts & Machine Shop, Fostoria and S&S Auto Supply, Bellevue. He honorably served his country as a Sergeant with the Ohio National Guard.

Bill loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and gardening. He also was a gifted woodworker.

Private family services will take place with burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Bascom.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association or Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation c/o Hoening & Son Funeral Home 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, OH 44830.

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