Ricky Joe "Rick" Burns
Ricky Joe “Rick” Burns
59, passed away Tuesday, February 10th, in Salina. He was born June 6, 1955 in Denver, Colorado, the son of Donald R. and Betteann (Sandal) Burns. Growing up in Eldora, Iowa, Rick attended local schools and graduated from Eldora High School with the class of 1973. After school he managed grain elevators around Eldora. In 1975 he married Doris Lampe in Eldora, later divorcing. After moving around the country, Rick settled in Abilene in the mid 1990’s. He enjoyed fishing, carpentry and rodeo. Rick was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Debbie Tullo.
Survived by: Daughter Brandy Brown Rochester, Minnesota
2 sisters Jacque Karl Abilene, Kansas
Kelley Hewes Sterling, Colorado
Brother Randy Burns Wallowa, Oregon
Step-mother Anna Burns Abilene, Kansas
The family has chosen cremation. Memorial services will be held later in the spring.