S. Burns

Obituary of S. Burns

Samuel Ray Burns, 90, of Reston, Va passed away peacefully on March 13, 2017.

He was the son of the late Dewey Burns and the late Ellen Mayo Burns. He was preceded in death by his wife Rita and is survived by his wife Mary Burns.

He served in the US Navy in WW II, graduated from the University of Georgia. He was an FBI Special Agent for 28 years, and retired as Personnel Director in 1979.

He is survived by his daughter Linda Ewald (Brian), his son Jimmy Burns (Leslie) and daughter Cathy Ahmed (Tari), and his stepson Mark Fordenbacher. He was blessed with 8 grandchildren.

The mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 AM on March 17, 2017 at St John Neumann Catholic Church in Reston, VA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers a contribution may be made in his name to support The Molly Ewald Memorial Education Fund at The Community Foundation, 7501 Boulders View Drive, Suite 110, Richmond, Va 23225, www.tcfrichmond.org/ewald