Robert Theo Burns was born on October 6, 1945 in Haleyville, Alabama to the late Roscoe and Willie Burns. He passed away on July 23, 2012 in Redford, Michigan with his family by his side.
Robert retired from Detroit Diesel after 32 years of service. He is survived by his cherished daughters Tina (Steve) Tenerovich and Susan (Ray) Gilreath; loving grandchildren Heather and Jessica Tenerovich and Amanda, Allison and Joel Gilreath and dear great grandchildren Dylan, Aliyah and Samih Tenerovich.
Robert's family will receive friends on Thursday July 26, 2012 from 3-9 pm at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 25450 Plymouth Rd (east of Beech Daly) in Redford.
His funeral service and burial will take place at a later date in Haleyville, Alabama.
In lieu of flowers Robert's family suggests memorial donations to:
The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105