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Raymond Paul Burns

By  | September 15, 2020 | Filed under: Obituaries, Williams Funeral Home

Raymond Paul Burns, Sr.Raymond Paul Burns, age 82, of Lewisburg, TN went to be with the Lord Monday, September 14, 2020 at Maury Regional Medical Center due to a stroke of the brain.

He was born Aug. 24, 1938 to the late Odie and Louise Burns of Santa Fe, TN.
Raymond was married to Rethia Faye Ward in the early 80’s and they had 4 sons Phillip, Jeff, Tony, and Raymond Paul Jr. and 1 daughter Jennette. Raymond joined the Army at the age of 17 and served 2 and a half years with a tour in Lebanon in the late 50’s. After his military service he worked a s a mechanic until he had to retire due to health issues with his last place of employment being at Tennessee Diesel in Columbia.

Raymond is survived by sons: Phillip and Raymond Paul Jr.; daughter: Jennette; brother: George Burns of Santa Fe; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Raymond is preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Maron and Bernard; sister: Margaret; 1st wife Rethia; 2nd wife: Frankie Lee; and his sons: Jeff and Tony.

The family will visit from 12:00 p.m. with service beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home in Columbia, TN with burial to follow at Adkisson cemetery in Santa Fe.

Pallbearers will be: Brian Miller, Nathan Miller, Zachary Ward, David Ward, Cory Burns, and Brad Skinner.

Williams Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences can be given to the family online at

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