Eddie Lyle Burns, 64, of Spars Creek, formerly of Twilight, passed away July 21, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, due to numerous health issues.
He was a UMWA member of District 17 and a retiree from ARMCO and Peabody No. 9 mines.
Eddie enjoyed spending time with his family, sitting on his front porch, fishing, camping, gardening and hunting squirrels, especially with his grandson, Aaron, his special buddy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Darious and Betty Burns; daughter, Michele; brother, Earnest; and sister, Betty Ball.
He is survived by his wife, Paula; sons, Eddie II (Linda) of Paint Creek, Samuel of Mills Creek and Doug (Debra) of Alkol; brothers, Gaylen (Dena) of Spars Creek and Danny (Charlotte) of Bull Creek; two sisters, Becky (Dennis) Jarrell of Twilight and Denita Miller of Bim; grandchildren, Darious, Brandon, Austin, Aaron, Derek, Dylan, Carrie, Logan, Nate and Jill; great-grandchildren, Eli, Dominic and Caleb; brother-in-law, Earl (Cathy) Workman; and sister-in-law, Gail Workman.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 25, at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, with Tim Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Mid-Ferrell Cemetery, Bandytown.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
You may express your condolences to the family at www.handleyfh.com.