Ronald C. “Ronnie” Burns

Ronald C. “Ronnie” Burns of Kenedy passed away June 20, 2017 following a long illness.  Visitation will be held on Monday, June 26 from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Services will begin at 2:00 P.M. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Matt Singleton officiating. Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery  Ronnie was born in Kenedy to the late Marcus Paul Burns Sr. and Marjorie “Mark” Poindexter Burns. He worked for many years in Hobbs, NM before returning to Kenedy to care for his parents and the family farm.   He was survived by his children Denise & Mark McKenney and Steve and Sylvia Alves; his grandchildren Susan and Christopher McKenney, Shari Shipler, Cody Vardeman, and Heather and Jon Burman; niece Sharon Lechner and nephews Marcus Paul Burns III and Matthew Burns.   He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Lee Alves, and his brother Marcus Paul Burns Jr.   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any local animal shelter.