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Visitation

Life Springs Church
Tuesday July 2nd, 2019
1:00pm - 1:50pm

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Memorial Service

Cumnock Union Church United Methodist
Tuesday July 2nd, 2019
2:00pm

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Joseph Phillip "Phil" Burns

Joseph Phillip “Phil” Burns, 71 of Sanford passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019. A Memorial service will be held at 2pm Tuesday at Cumnock Union Church, United Methodist.

 

Mr. Burns was born in Sanford, NC son of the late Joseph Burch Burns and Eleanor Poe Burns.

 

Phil is survived by his wife of 52 years Lois Matthews Burns; son Jonathan Burns (Amy) of Sanford; daughter Shannon Burns (Melissa) of Winston Salem; grandchildren Brandon Burns and fiancé (Traci) of High Point and Phillip Burns (Mayra) of Cameron; great grandchildren Greyson and Baby Burns on the way; brother Steve (Sarah) of  Monroe;  sister Lola Clark of Sanford.

 

Phil was a Volunteer fireman, served in the US Army, owner of Buds BBQ in Cumnock. He was fond of music had a Band (Circle of Friends), a good friend and helper in the community also in his younger days loved going Bowling with friends.

 

The family will have a visitation at the Church beginning at 1pm Tuesday prior to the service.

 

Memorial contributions can be made to Cumnock Union Church, United Methodist 851 Cumnock Road Sanford, NC 27330.


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Guestbook

I was so very sorry to hear of your loss today! I wish I had known in time to visit. Always thought so much of my cousin, Phil.
God bless you and give you peace.
Boots Thomas Atkinson

Betty T Atkinson(Boots) Jul 17 2019 12:00 AM

I was so sad to learn of your loss just today! Sorry I didnt know in time for visitation.
I always thought so much of my cousin Phil and missed seeing him after we stopped the family reunions. I know he and sweet Eleanor are rejoicing!
May God bless you and the family. May you feel His peace and comfort
Love, Boots Thomas Atkinson

Betty T Atkinson(Boots) Jul 17 2019 12:00 AM

My heart and prayers are with you. May God walk beside you in the days ahead. I went to school with Phil and there was no better BBQ than Bud's.

John and Vicky Oakley Jul 13 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you. Prayers are what go me through the last few years.
Lois Burns

Lois Burns Jul 3 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you Diane. Prayers, friends and family are what got me through the last few years. But a lot of laughter and memories.

Lois Burns Jul 3 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you. He laughed and joked up to the end.

Lois Burns Jul 3 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you Maggie and Randy. He laughed and joked up to the end.

Lois Burns Jul 3 2019 12:00 AM

Thanks Rebecca. He laughed and joked up to the end.

Lois Burns Jul 3 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you. He loved all the people he met.

Lois Burns Jul 3 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you. Phil never lost his sense of humor nor his laughter.

Lois Burns Jul 3 2019 12:00 AM

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