With Military Honors by the United States Marine Corps.
Joseph J. Burns, 80, of North Port, Florida passed away Thursday, May 10, 2016 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida.
Joseph was born to Joseph Sr. and Charlotte Burns on June 2, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan. Joseph was a Korean War veteran who served proudly in the USMC. He was a member of the American Legion Post 110, VFW post 5690 and Elks of Punta Gorda Lodge #2606. Joseph enjoyed life to the fullest and will forever be missed by all who loved and knew him.
Survivors include his children, Theresa Gennette of North Port, FL, Margaret Credit of MI, Kathryn Hearn of WA, Jim Burns of MI, Mary Hare of MI, David Burns of WA and Greg Burns of MI; a sister, Dolores Reichenbach of MI; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren and his 1st wife and friend, Lola Burns of MI.
A Visitation will be held 3:00PM-5:00PM, Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. A Scripture service with USMC Honors will follow at 5:00PM at the funeral home. Interment will be held at a later date at Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, Florida.
Friends and loved ones may visit at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.