Thursday, September 20, 2018

Gerald O. Burns (September 18, 2018)

Gerald O. Burns age 75, of Ansonia passed away at 12:42 PM on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at his residence.

Gerald was born May 12, 1943, in Darke County to the late Truman & Bertha (Miller) Burns. In addition to his parents, Gerald was also preceded in death by a sister, Marcella Finnell.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Jo Anne (Samson) Burns whom he married November 16, 1964; children, Kathryn Hiatt of Union City, Ohio, Scott & Heidi Burns of Arlington, Texas and Lori (Poling) & Andy Rammel of Arcanum; grandchildren, Joseph Burns, Spencer Burns, Hannah Rammel, Paul Rammel and Ally Schroeder; brothers & sisters-in-law, Chester & Diana Burns of Arcanum, Robert & Shirley Burns of Union City, Indiana and Wayne & Judy Burns of Greenville; sister & brother-in-law, Miriam & Dale Holler of Troy; brother-in-law, Jim Finnell of Wabash, Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Gerald retired from the Union City Body Company with 38 years of service.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in Gettysburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care or Ansonia Rescue. Condolences for the family may be expressed through