Michael D. Burns, 68, of Cleburne, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Fort Worth.

Services were 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in the First Baptist Church of Cleburne. Dr. Danny Crosby and Dr. Steve Mullen officiated. Burial followed in Baker-Lain Cemetery. Pallbearers were Justin Campbell, Bobby Horton, Greg Fletcher, Jason Finch, Mike Campbell, Danny Wallace and Richard Jackson. Visitation was 6-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Funeral Home.

Michael D. Burns was born June 17, 1949, in Corpus Christi, Texas. He married Deborah Kay Cheek on March 1, 1969, in Corpus Christi.

Mr. Burns served his country in the United States Army. He was a plant manager at Texas Lime Plant, retiring with over 16 years of service. Michael was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, the Masonic Lodge No. 315, York Rite and Knights Templar. He was a family man first. He lived to serve others and delighted in his family. He was an avid golfer, a fisherman and the best husband, dad and granddad you could imagine.

He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Juanita Cheek.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 48 years, Debbie Burns, of Cleburne; sons, DeWayne Burns and wife, Jennifer, and Jeffrey Burns, all of Cleburne; three grandchildren, Parker Burns, Austin Burns and Emma Burns, all of Cleburne; brothers, Danny Wallace and wife, Carla, and Richard Jackson and wife, Diane, all of Corpus Christi; parents, Jack and Jackie Jackson of Corpus Christi; father-in-law, Grady Cheek; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

You may sign the guestbook, and view the obituary and photo at www.cpcleburne.com.

Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Funeral Home handled the arrangments.. 817-648-0522

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