William Burns

BURNS, William Michael “Mike,” age 62, of Greenbrier, TN entered into rest, Monday, April 29, 2013.

A Celebration of his life was held on Saturday, May 4, 2013, 4 p.m at Austin & Bell Funeral Home, Greenbrier Chapel with Dr. Fred Baldwin officiating.

Mike was born in Nashville, TN on May 5, 1950 to James Edward Burns and Mary Evelyn Robinson Burns Rowlette.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Beau Burns.

Mike graduated from Madison High School in 1968. He graduated from Tennessee Tech in 1972 with a degree in Civil Engineering. He was a Land Surveyor by profession for over 30 years. He loved his family and friends and took great delight in watching his grandsons play sports. He was a loving and devoted husband to wife, Debbie.

He is survived by wife, Deborah Lynn Mahlke Burns, Greenbrier, TN; son and daughter-in-law, Michael Burns, Greenbrier, TN; step-sons, David Weigand, SC, Stephen Weigand, Wheeling, WV; three grandsons, Bailey Burns, Wesley Burns, Joshua Weigand; mother-in-law and Father- in-law, Katie and David L. Mahlke, Wheeling, WV.

The family requests contributions are made “In Memory of Mike Burns” either to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, the Make a Wish Foundation or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, C/O Austin & Bell Funeral Home, Hwy 41 South, Greenbrier, TN 37073.