BURNS, Larry Keith, 69, of St. Marys, WV, departed this life on Sunday, October 6, 2013, at Parkersburg, WV.
He was born June 19, 1944, the son of the late Charles F. and Agnes C. Nichols Burns.
Larry had been employed as a supervisor for the former Quaker State refinery, St. Marys, WV, and Ormet, Ben's Run plant. He was a United States Army veteran, a former member of the St. Marys City Council, St. Marys Elks Club, Fire Department and EMS. He was instrumental in helping create the St. Marys Marina and was an avid hunter who loved to travel.
He is survived by brothers Richard Burns (Elsa) of Martinsburg, WV, and Gerald Burns (Janice) of St. Marys, WV; sisters Janet Cross (Clark) of Strasburg, VA, and Alice Hess (Larry) of Cairo, WV; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters Margaret Day, Bessie Bailey, Barbara Burns and Nellie Rawson; and brothers Thomas, Charles Jr., John, George and Harold Burns.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 11, 2013, at the McCullough Funeral Home, Pennsboro, WV, at 1 p.m. Burial to follow in the St. Marys I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, October 10, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service on Friday.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.mcculloughraiguelfuneralhome.com.