Rodney H. Burns
GREER, SC-- Rodney H. Burns, 76, of 15 Peach Wood Trail, died Friday, November 16, 2012, at his home.
A native of Washington, DC, son of the late Harry Burns and Hazel Fowler Burns Aalto, he was a U.S. Navy
veteran and a member of New Testament Christian Fellowship.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia Harmel Burns of the home; two daughters and son-in-law, Wanda Faith Sewell of New York and Dawn Marie and Ray Mathis of West Virginia; a son, Shawn Kevin Sewell of Baton Rouge, LA; step-son, Earl Harmel of Kingston, OK; four grandchildren, Jason Jacobs, Brian Hoffman, Heather Harmel and William Harmel; and two great-grandchildren, Chance Jacobs and Abbie Gale Thomason. Mr. Burns was predeceased by his step-father, William Aalto.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 20 at New Testament Christian Fellowship, conducted by Rev. Scott Mills. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, November 19 at The Wood Mortuary.
The family is at the home.
Memorials may be made to New Testament Christian Fellowship Community Meal, 1521 E. Rutherford Street, Landrum, SC 29356.
Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com