Robert E. "Bob" Burns Obituary


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“Bob and Pat were two wonderful people who we were fortunate to get to know when we moved into our house on Pine Hill Drive and they became our next...Read More »
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“Bob andPay and my family would have some good times at the Company picnics and parties. We would also go to conventions togetThe last one was at...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Don Clendenen - Indianapolis, IN

“So many wonderful memories of times shared with Bob (and Pat) from childhood on up. Some of the best include the pool parties at Mother's and Daddy...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Vikki Mc Donald Widgren - IN

“Dear Burns Family, There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN


Robert "Bob" Burns 88, of Indianapolis, IN passed away February 06, 2013. He was born December 11, 1924 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Bob worked for Monumental Life retiring in 1981. He was a veteran, serving in WWII with the 1st Marine Division. Bob received 2 purple hearts as well as 3 Presidential Unit Citations for combat in Guadalcanal, Okinawa and Peleliu. Bob was an avid reader, enjoyed baseball, boxing, IU sports and the outdoors. He was a member of the American Legion Post 38, Mystic Masonic Lodge and Lawrence United Methodist Church. Bob possessed great humility and loved being around his family, especially his grandchildren, who will miss him greatly. He is survived by his son Robert Thomas "Thom" (Linda) Burns, brother Walter (Carrie) Burns and grandchildren Chelsea, Mckenzie and Zachary. He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years Patsy Burns. Friends may visit with the family 12-2 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Flanner and Buchanan – Washington Park East, 10722 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN, with a service beginning at 2 pm. Entombment will take place at Washington Park East Cemetery following services. Bob's family expresses their sincere appreciation to the staff at Millers Merry Manor. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Indianapolis, 7929 Michigan Rd. Indpls, IN 46268.

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-Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan

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Washington Park East Cemetery

10612 E. Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46229