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In Memory of

Edward Ralph BURNS

June 18, 1938 - September 3, 2016

Obituary


BURNS, Edward Ralph of Jacksonville, FL, at the age of 78 went home to be with the Lord on September 3, 2016 from his residence
at Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans' Nursing Home in St. Augustine, FL. Edward (Ed) was born in Burlington, VT on June 18, 1938.

Ed was a retired Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy; served in the United States Air Force; and was also a retiree of the
United States Postal Service. He had a passion for sharing his life (and sometimes belongings) with others...

BURNS, Edward Ralph of Jacksonville, FL, at the age of 78 went home to be with the Lord on September 3, 2016 from his residence
at Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans' Nursing Home in St. Augustine, FL. Edward (Ed) was born in Burlington, VT on June 18, 1938.

Ed was a retired Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy; served in the United States Air Force; and was also a retiree of the
United States Postal Service. He had a passion for sharing his life (and sometimes belongings) with others because of his personal
relationship with Jesus Christ.

Ed is survived by his daughters, Deadra (Dee Dee) Laney and Dulcie Clark; 3 grandchildren, David J. Laney, Deanna Laney and
Delia Laney; sons-in-laws, David G. Laney and Jason Clark; and former wife, Ann Burns.
He was preceded in death by his father, mother and all 3 siblings.

The family will receive visitors from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 8 at Hardage-Giddens Blanding Funeral Home
located at 5753 Blanding Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32244. Immediately following the visitation, a procession will commence to the
Jacksonville National Cemetery for a burial service at 12:30 p.m. The Jacksonville National Cemetery is located at 4083 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Salvation Army. https://give.salvationarmyusa.org/site/SPageServer?pagename=national_donation_form

He was loved by many and will be missed greatly.


Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Blanding Funeral Home, 904-388-2711.