1944 Eugene 2021

Eugene Marshall "Bookie" Burns

October 17, 1944 — April 15, 2021

Eugene Marshall "Bookie" Burns, 76, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Madeline L. Burns entered into eternal rest Thursday, April 15, 2021. His Funeral Service will be held Monday, April 19.2021 in Charles Towne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Road, Outside Founders Hall, Charleston, SC., at 11:00 am The family will receive friends Sunday, April 18, 2021 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., West Ashley Chapel from 4:00 to 6:00 pm., where social distancing and masks will be observed.

Bookie was born October 17, 1944 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Eugene M Burns and Dolly Duncan Burns. Bookie left The Citadel after his junior year to go serve in the Army. He served in Vietnam from 1968-1969. He returned to the Citadel after three years and graduated with the Class of 1971. He was a decorated veteran of Vietnam and was the recipient of a Silver Star, a Bronze Star and was awarded 3 Purple Hearts. Following military duty, Bookie entered the Banking Industry and retired as a Senior Mortgage Loan Office with Nations Bank.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years Madeline; son, Eugene Marshall Burns, III (Laura); daughter, Amy Kissell (Jason); two brothers, Stephen Burns (Kathy), Duncan Burns (Courtney); four grandchildren, Hannah Burns, Ashley Burns, Bella Kissell, Harper Kissell.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project and Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, April 18, 2021

4:00 - 6:00pm

J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., West Ashley Chapel

3360 Glenn McConnell Pkwy, Charleston, SC 29414

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Funeral Service

Monday, April 19, 2021

Starts at 11:00am

Charles Towne Landing-Founders Hall

1500 Old Towne Rd, Charleston, SC 29407

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