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Walter "Burnie" Burns, 69 died June 23, 2018 at the Parkview Randallia Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN. Burnie was born on July 10, 1948 to Walter E, Sr and Marjorie (Harrell) Burns in Wabash, Indiana.
Walter married Karen Montel Caudill on February 8, 1984, who survives. Also surviving are one son; Shane (Kimberly) Burns, Wabash, IN. One step son; Greg (Jill) Caudill, Fort Wayne and one step daughter; Shelly Leifer (David Cuningham), North Manchester, IN. Eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother; Byron Burns, Decatur, IN. Two sisters; Hedy (Eddie) Dyson, Fort Wayne, IN and Candace Burns, Roanoke, IN.
Walter was employed with the United States Postal Service as a Wabash city mail carrier for 38 years. Retiring in October of 2009. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Walter belonged to the American Legion. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends at Jellystone Park, Pierceton, IN He enjoyed spending time fixing and repairing. Walter was a loving husband, father, grandpa and great grandpa. In earlier years he and Karen enjoyed traveling.
Services will be Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Congregational Christian Church, 310 North Walnut Street, North Manchester, IN. Friends may call on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 4:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Congregational Christian Church and one hour prior to services on Wednesday. Pastors J.P. Freeman and Sebrena Cline will officiate.
For those wishing to honor the memory of Walter memorial contributions may be made to the donors choice.