February 3, 1961 – October 4, 2013
Obituaries » RICKEY A. BURNS
BURNS, RICKEY ALLEN, 52, of Barre, died October 4, 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 Burns-Govea, and Heather Sayers and her husband, James, all of Berlin; five grandchildren; his half-brothers and half-sisters; nieces, nephews and cousins. His parents predeceased him.