James Burns

MAYSVILLE -- James "Pat" Patrick Burns, 31, of Maysville died on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Infant of Prague Catholic Church in Jacksonville with Father Jeffrey Bowker officiating. Burial will follow at Onslow Memorial Park.

Pat was born at Camp Pendleton, Calif., and he worked as a lineman for Duke Power.

Mr. Burns is survived by his wife of 10 years, Jennifer Papenfuse Burns of the home; two sons, Noah and Beau Burns, both of the home; his father and mother, Pat and Janie Burns of Jacksonville; sister, Tabetha Truitt and her husband Thomas of Swansboro; two brothers, Adam and Justin Burns, both of Jacksonville; his father and mother in law, Allen and Sue Kellum of Jacksonville; two nieces, Erika and Hannah.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday night at Jones Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 332 N. Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105-2479, (901)-495-3300.

Funeral Home

Jones Funeral Home & Crematory
303 Chaney Ave Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-1281

Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Jan. 18 to Jan. 21, 2014