James Robert Burns|
Aug 7, 1921-Oct 8, 2013
Resident of San Ramon
James Robert Burns, aged 92 years, passed away on Tuesday October 8, 2013. He was a loving father, adored grandfather (Papa), and beloved great-grandfather.
Born and raised in Oakland, he was a WWII US Navy CB veteran serving from 1942 to 1943. He worked for the Oakland School District as a carpenter until his retirement in 1978. In 1993 he moved to San Ramon, his home for the remainder of his life.
Jim enjoyed playing golf; was a member of the Happy Hookers and S.I.R.S.; loved playing the horses; and also was a motor sport enthusiast.
Our Papa is at peace.
Private family services will be held.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Oct. 12, 2013