Lester Bernard (Bernie) Burns of Newport News, Virginia was born May 23, 1947 to Ellen (Edens) Burns and Lewis P Burns in Nicholas County, West Virginia. He passed away on October 26, 2022.
Lester pursued a career in Purchasing and loved the art of negotiation. He spent his past time fishing, metal detecting, wood working, and spending time with family.
Lester is survived by his wife Beatrice (Patterson) Burns (which he was married to for 53 years); children: Denise (Burns) Graves, Vickie (Burns) Wauzinski, David Burns; grandchildren: Sara (Graves) Canterbury, Drake Graves, Kaitlyn (Wauzinski) Brevard, Chloe Wauzinski, Emma-Lee Burns, Charlotte Burns; great grandchildren: Laila Canterbury, Bellamy Canterbury; and many nieces and nephews.
Lester was preceded in death by mother: Ellen (Edens) Burns; father: Lewis P Burns; sister: Ramona (Burns) Steinbaugh; son: Brian Burns.