Waymon Charles Burns

Born: Wed., Jun. 30, 1965
Died: Sat., Feb. 20, 2021


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 26, 2021
Location: The Good Shepherd Funeral Home Inc.

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Sat., Feb. 27, 2021

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Waymon Charles “Hawk” Burns

 was born to Bessie Lee Burns and the late James Edward Burns on June 30, 1965, in Columbiana, AL.

He confessed Christ at an early age at Macedonia Baptist Church in Columbiana, AL. He was a graduate of Shelby County High School. His employment included Valley Mills, Alloy Cast and Citation Foam in Columbiana, AL.

Waymon cherished creating special memories with his family and friends. He was an avid Alabama Crimson Tide Football Fan. “Roll Tide Roll!” His love for music was evident by his massive CD collection. He enjoyed building and repairing things.

Mr. Burns departed this walk of life on February 20, 2021 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Alabaster, AL.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Edward Burns; sister, Ivy Jean Portis; brother, Jackie Lee Burns, and brother-in-law, Douglas Portis, Sr.  

Waymon leaves to cherish his memories his devoted wife, of whom they shared 32 years, Lisa Kromer Burns of Columbiana, AL; a loving and devoted mother, Bessie Lee Burns of Columbiana, AL; brothers, James Allen (Augusta) Burns of Alpine, AL and Michael (Jennifer) Burns of Wilsonville, AL; sisters, Debra (Phillip) Carter and Rebecca Burns (Eddie) both of Columbiana, AL; Father and Mother-in-Law, James and Ann Kromer, sister-in-law, Belinda (Willie) Butler and Brother-in-Law, Edward (Angie) Kromer, all of Montevallo, AL; uncle, Larry Woods of Maplesville, AL; aunts, Mable (Al) Dukes of Pickerington, OH, Tommie (Dave) Head, Cecelia Woods, Mildred Woods and Isabelle Burns, all of Columbiana, AL; a dear friend Lawrence White of Shelby, AL and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Viewing will be held Friday, February 26, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at The Good Shepherd Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 at 12:00 noon at Wilsonville Community Cemetery in Wilsonville, AL.                Apostle Calvin J. Meadows – Officiating.


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