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“Gretchen,Just heard about Jerry. I am very sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family. ”
1 of 25 | Posted by: Nancy Shahan-Talcott - Geneva, OH

“Gretchen I have thought of you so often since the funeral still can't believe that he is gone.I was so excited when you said that you all were moving...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Ronnie & Deloris Cox - Wadsworth, OH

“Our world is a better place because Jerry was in it. I not only had the incredible pleasure of working with Jerry for many years but was so blessed...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Fred and Lyon weir - Plano, TX

“Dear Gretchen,Sincere condolences to you and your family. I'll remember Jerry as a kindhearted, generous, loyal and caring person. You were...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Dale Miller - Mentor, OH

“Gretchen,I was so shocked to hear about Jerry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless you and your family. Ruth Mollohan...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Ruth Mollohan-Clarke - OH

“Jerry was so very special to us. So many memories through the years. When we went home to West Virginia to visit while he was a boy, he always...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Richard and Pat Jarrell - OH

“GretchenHas been years since we have been in touch but so sorry to hear about JerryJeane ”
7 of 25 | Posted by: Jeane Shears Burgwin - FL

“Gretchen,I am also at a loss to get my head around not ever talking with Jerry face-to-face again. The many times we spent together will always be...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Charlie Gragg - San Marcos, CA

“Dad, I thank you for being part of my life. I enjoyed going to the Rangers games with you, Mom and Dave. I learn the game of baseball thru your...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Gabriela Ruanova - Mission, TX

“I am so sorry for your loss. Take comfort from your friends and peace from the Lord. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this troubling...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Nancy Seevers - Little Elm, TX

“Gretchen, I'm so sorry to hear about Jerry,I had hoped you would have had many years together after moving back to Ohio. I'll be praying for you,...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Nancy Burns-Parsley - Uneeda,, WV

“Gretchen - We have not met but I had the pleasure of working with Jerry at Oxy over the last 15 years. What a great guy. He will be missed by all. ...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Shannon Grossman - League City, TX

“Gretchen, I am stunned and saddened for you. Our thoughts are with you here in Madison, Ohio, along with your many Texas friends. Sending you a hug. ”
13 of 25 | Posted by: Robin Baum - Madison, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
14 of 25 | Posted by: Mike and Julie Whipple - Fishers, IN

“In great sadness, may the family find comfort in the knowlwdge of everlasting life through our Lord and Saviour Jesus the Christ! ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: Ron & Sandy Wright - Somerset, PA

“I was pleased to work with Jerry in Dallas for several years. My deepest sympathy. ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: Ken Burke - McKinney, TX

“We are so sorry to hear about Jerry! We will miss him. He was such a kind man.Bonnie, Alex, and AmandaEnergy One FCU ”
17 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“Gretchen,So sorry for your loss. Jerry was a great guy and will be missed. God Bless you and your family. ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Doreen Farmiloe - Nokomis, FL

“My deepest condolences to Jerry's family. I worked with him for a very short time but found him very knowledgeble, friendly and patient. May his soul...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Anu Garimella - Houston, TX

“We have many wonderful memories of being with Jerry & Gretchen and just find it impossible to believe that he is gone. Jerry was so kind and...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Suzie & Barry Magnetto - Franklin, PA

“Jerry was the most patient and kind person to work with. He would always go above and beyond to help you in anyway he could. Please accept our most...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: Regina and Jeffrey Liba - Frisco, TX

“So sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed working with Jerry at Oxy. ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: Jim Barker - Abu Dhabi

“Gretchen we are so shocked to hear about Jerry. Our hearts and prayers are with you and Dave. We would love to be there with you guys but Mom is not...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“It was a pleasure working with Jerry at Oxy-Dallas. I am shocked to hear about his passing. ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: KEN WELLER - HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX

“My deepest condolences to Jerry's family. I worked with him several years in Dallas, and found him to be friendly, helpful, knowledgeable, and honest...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Gabriel Burke - Dallas, TX

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Jerry W. Burns, Age 64, of Perry, Ohio, formerly of Dallas, Texas, Passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at home.

Born July 30, 1948 in Madison, WV, to Marie (Jarrell) & Harold Burns; married Gretchen Vogel in Madison on 2/1/1969

Jerry worked for Diamond Shamrock/Occidental Chemical as a CPA for 43 years

1966 Graduate of Madison High School, received his BA from Lake Erie College and MBA from Amber University. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic in Germany during the Vietnam War. Jerry enjoyed gardening, golfing and traveling.

He is survived by Wife, Gretchen Burns of Perry
Son David Burns of Plano, TX
Brother Gary (Karen) Burns of Madison
Sister Linda (Terry) McCullough of Stow, OH
Mother-in-Law Dorothy Vogel of Madison
Brother-in-Law George (Polly) Vogel of Perry

He was preceded in death by his Parents

Friends will be received 2-4 PM, Sunday, January 6, 2013, at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River Street, Madison, Ohio. Funeral Service will follow at 4:00 PM.

Contributions may be made to Rabbit Run Community Arts Association, 49 Park Street, Madison, OH 44057