• Rickey A. Burns
    October 08,2013

    Rickey A. Burns

    Rickey A. Burns

    BARRE Rickey Allen Burns, 52, of Plain Street, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at his home.

    Born Feb. 3, 1961, in Hyde Park, he was the son of Clayton and Priscilla (Miller) Burns.

    He attended Union 32 High School in East Montpelier.

    On Nov. 11, 1979, Rickey married Lisa M. Knowles in Brookfield. Following their marriage, they made their home in the Barre area.

    Rickey had worked in the foundry at Vermont Castings in Randolph for many years. He later owned and operated Burns Used Furniture and Antiques in Barre, which included restoring and refinishing furniture.

    He loved doing yard work around his home; his dog, Bear; going to yard sales; and playing cards.

    Survivors include his wife, Lisa Burns, of Barre; two daughters, Crystal L. Burns-Govea and Heather A. Sayers and her husband, James, all of Berlin; five grandchildren, Caleb Burns, Caitlyn Govea, Cameron Govea, Eddie Sayers and Addison Sayers; his half-brothers and half-sisters; nieces, nephews and cousins.

    His parents predeceased him.

    His memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre.

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