William Roland Burney (1916 - 2013)

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William Roland Burney

William Roland Burney, age 97, of Clarksville passed away Friday, December 20, 2013 at Spring Meadows Nursing Home. Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, December 23, 2013 at Sykes Funeral Home Chapel with S. N. "Sonny" Kim, officiating. Visitation will be 12 Noon to 2 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

He was born June 16, 1916 in Montgomery County, TN to the late William and Mattie Pruitt Burney. He also preceded in death by siblings, Aldon Burney, Thomas Burney, Carline Felts, Elizabeth Griffy, Mary Burney, Katherine Lowe and Lucille Burney.

He was a member of Forest Street United Methodist Church and a member of the Masonic Lodge. He served in the US Army and was a Veteran of WWII. He was retired from Civil Service at Ft. Campbell and the Trane Company. He also drove a school bus in Montgomery County.

He is survived by several nieces; and nephews.

Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Spring Meadows Nursing Home and AseraCare Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to AseraCare Hospice or the Forest Street United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be made at www.sykesfuneralhome.com

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Clarksville, TN 37040
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Published in The Leaf Chronicle on Dec. 22, 2013
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