Dennis Edward Burns, of Shallotte, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at SECU Lower Cape Fear Hospice. He was 62.
Born in Peoria, Illinois on July 18, 1952, he was a son of the late Bernard Michael and Domenica Marie Marcello Burns. He graduated from Bergan High School, Peoria, Illinois in 1970. A friend to everyone, Dennis was an avid golfer, a mentor to many and will be fondly remembered for his kindness and humor. He was a retired restaurant manager and was a U.S. Navy veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mona DiMond Burns; a sister, Josephine Burns; and grandson, Skylar Burns.
Survivors include three sons, Jeffrey Burns and wife Amy, of Hampton, Virginia, Alexzander Burns and wife Jenenne, of Shallotte and Brian Burns, of Tuscon, Arizona; two brothers, Michael Burns and wife Nancy and Joseph Burns and wife Michelle, all of Metamora, Illinois; five sisters, Marcella Curley and husband Michael, of Washington, Illinois, Angela Burns, of Metamora, Illinois, Melanie Burns and the late Hi’Ilani, of Scottsdale, Arizona, Bernadette Burns, of Peoria, Illinois and Lucy Marcello, of Scottsdale, Arizona; and he was the adored “Papa” to five grandchildren, Derris, Cameron and Elaia Burns and Ashley and Amber Griffin.
No local services are planned.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Brunswick Funeral Service.
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