Eric David Burns, age 42, of Stockton, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2012, in his home. Eric was born in Pittsburg, Kansas, on December 20, 1969, to William and Barbara Burns. He married Kim Burns on December 20, 1987, and she survives.
Also surviving are his mother Barbara Burns, sisters, Brenda Williams and Lori Watson, children, Jacob and Kayla Burns, and grandson Jude Burns.
Eric's father William D. Burns preceded him in death.
Eric was a long time resident of southwestern Missouri where he worked as a truck driver after his service in the Army National Guard.
Eric was an outdoors-man in every way. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, raising livestock on his farm, and his collection of fishing lures. He also loved to barbecue for his friends and family and could often be found doing so in the sun, rain, or snow.
The family will greet loved ones at Bongo's Bistro in Stockton, Missouri, on Sunday, November 4th from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Heart Society of America.