GARY EUGENE BURNS(1959 - 2013)

GARY EUGENE BURNS ALAMO- Gary Eugene Burns, age 53, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen. He was born on December 17, 1959 to Alvin and Joan Burns in Peoria, Illinois. Gary grew up in Princeville, IL and is where he attended high school after which he enlisted and served in the US Army. He was employed as the Manager for North Alamo Farm Supply in Alamo where he will be missed by all. He was preceded in death by his father, Alvin Burns, and by his granddaughter, Nevaeh Marquez. Gary is survived by his wife of 29 years, Debbie, two daughters, Candace (Chris) Marquez and Annarose Burns all of Alamo, his mother, Joan Burns, two sisters, Trish (Alex) Alexander and Barb (Tom) Jones, a brother, Robert (Flora) Burns and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held today, Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 4 to 6 pm at Skinner-Silva Funeral Home Chapel, 706 West Sam Houston in Pharr. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 am, Monday morning, November 4, 2013 at Skinner Silva Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dr. Robert Holaday officiating. Military honors will follow under the direction VFW Post 8788 of McAllen. Funeral services are entrusted to the care of Skinner Silva Funeral Home of Pharr. Sign the guest book at

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Published in The Monitor on Nov. 3, 2013