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Travelers Rest, SC - John B. "J.B." Burns, 94, of Travelers Rest, husband of the late Dorothy Hughey Burns, passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

Born in Travelers Rest, SC he was a son of the late Thomas Frank and Jessie Lipscomb Burns. Mr. Burns was a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran of WWII; having served as a waist gunner on a B-24, where he flew in 35 bombing missions over Europe; he retired after 38 years from Cone Mills Union Bleachery Plant and he was a life long member and former Deacon of Reedy River Baptist Church

Surviving are daughter, Norma B. Jones (Jimmy); son Skipper Burns (Debbie); three grandchildren, Emily Jones, Kristie Gorman (Tadd) and Jake Burns (Kathy) and 2 great grandchildren, Ashley Gorman and Rebekah Gorman.

Funeral services will be held at 11 o'clock Saturday morning at Reedy River Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 AM Saturday morning at the church prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Reedy River Baptist Church Maintenance Cemetery Fund, 871 By Pass 25 North, Greenville, SC 29617.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest is in charge of arrangements. (864) 834-8051
Published in The Greenville News on June 14, 2018
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