October 3, 2017
Mr. Jimmie “Jim” Dale Burns, 72, of Fort Mill, died Tuesday, October 3, 2017. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 at Tega Cay Baptist Church, with the Rev. John “Phud” Chambers officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Born in Miller City, Illinois, Jimmie was one of twelve children born to the late Houston Samuel Burns and Wanda Abernathy Burns. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Jim was retired from his business, Burns Masonry. He continued to work, and was currently employed with Springs Farms in Fort Mill. He was a member of Tega Cay Baptist Church, where he was involved with mission work. Jim enjoyed square dancing, traveling with his wife, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Melanie Ann Puckett Burns; his son, James (Jamie) Burns of Chapin, SC; two daughters, Deidra (Mike) DalPoggetto of Fort Mill and Noelle (Jerry) Ciccone of Buffalo, N.Y.; two brothers, Samuel Burns of Chicago, Ill. and Marshall Burns of Dongola, Ill. four sisters, Fran “Sis” Campbell of Joilet, Ill., Doris Bullock of Anna, Ill., Carita Miller of Joilet, Ill. and Jerri Dover of Lancaster, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Karlie (Tony) Peeler, Alayna DalPoggetto, Joshua DalPoggetto, Seth DalPoggetto, Megan (Walter) Wolff, Molly Burns, Carter Burns, Griffin Burns, T.J. Ciccone and Alex Ciccone; and a great-granddaughter, Olivia Peeler. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Houston E. “Junior” Burns, Bill Burns, Buster Burns, and Roy Burns; and his sister, Jenny McIntyre. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tega Cay Baptist Church, 1875 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill, SC 29708, designated for the Nueva Esperanza Day Care - Honduras.
Mr. Jimmie “Jim” Dale Burns, 72, of Fort Mill, died Tuesday, October 3, 2017. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 at Tega Cay Baptist Church, with the Rev. John “Phud” Chambers officiating. The... View Obituary & Service Information
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