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Roger Lee Burns
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Obituary for Roger Lee Burns

A Chaplin resident, Mr. Roger Lee Burns, age 74, passed away Friday, September 7, 2018 at his residence. He was born December 17, 1943 in Nelson County to the late Carl and Ruth Shields Burns. Roger retired from General Electric with 37 years of service, recently retired from Houghlin Funeral Home after 20 years, was a Kentucky Colonel, a member of the Chaplin Baptist Church where he served as a trustee, a former member of Nelson County Planning and Zoning, and was a member of the Bloomfield Masonic Lodge #57 F&AM where he was a past Master.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Travis Burns.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Hood Burns, his daughter, Rhonda (Pete) Ciarlante, his son, Lynn (Kellie) Burns, all of Chaplin, his sister, Janet (Thomas) Clark of Bardstown, his sister-in-law, Janet Burns of Bloomfield, 4 grandchildren, Scarlett Burns, Emily, Corey, Eric Ciarlante, and 4 great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Mr. Roger Burns will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Chaplin Baptist Church. Pastor Mike Thompson will officiate. Interment will be in Highview Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00-8:00 pm at the Houghlin Funeral Home in Bloomfield. A Masonic memorial service will be at 7:00 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Additional visitation will be Wednesday at the Chaplin Baptist Church from 9:00 am until time of the funeral service. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contribution to Gideons International or Hospice of Nelson County. The Houghlin Funeral Home of Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

11

Sep

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Houghlin Funeral Home

119 Fairfield Hill Rd
Bloomfield, KY 40008

A Masonic memorial service will be at 7:00 pm

Visitation

Wednesday

12

Sep

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Chaplin Baptist Church

5585 Lawrenceburg Road
Chaplin, Kentucky 40012

Funeral

Wednesday

12

Sep

1:00 PM
Chaplin Baptist Church

5585 Lawrenceburg Road
Chaplin, Kentucky 40012

Cemetery Details

Location

Highview Cemeterey

Highview Cemeterey
Chaplin, KY 40012


Memorial Contribution

Gideons International

PO Box 140800
Nashville, TN 37214-0800

Hospice of Nelson County

111 N 3rd St
Bardstown, KY 40004
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