Truman Burns

Carlinville | Sunday, January 16 2022 |

Truman Leonard Burns, 76, of Carlinville, IL, died at St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at 4:30 pm. 

He was born November 13, 1945, in Carlinville, IL to Robert Burns & Irene (Schaaf) Burns.  He married Dorothy M. (Scroggins) Burns on August 28, 1965, in Bunker Hill, IL.  He worked for Advance Glove Company.  He was a professional motor cross racer and owned American-made products.  He was a veteran of the US Army after having served during Vietnam.  He was a member of the American Legion of Carlinville, IL.  He enjoyed mowing grass, woodworking, and family time with his grandkids and great-grandkids. 

He is survived by his spouse, Dorothy Burns of Carlinville, IL, sons, Scott (companion, Angie Hawkins) Burns of Carlinville, IL, Wayne (Angela) Burns of Carlinville, IL, grandchildren, Kaytln (Eric) Santowski of Girard, IL, Brittney (companion, Tyler McNaughton) Burns of Carlinville, IL, Andrew (companion, Callie Young) Burns of Buckner, IL, Nathaniel Burns of Carlinville, IL, Tristen Burns of Carlinville, IL, great-grandchildren, Skylar Santowski, Jaxon McNaughton, sibling, Kathy Brimberry of Arnold, MO and his mother's companion, Oscar Larson of CA. 

Truman was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Dorothy Vance, Joyce Rauzi, and Richard Burns. 

Friends may call on Friday, January 21, 2022, at Carlinville First Church from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm.  Funeral services are Friday, January 21, 2022, at 12:00 PM at Carlinville First Church.  Burial will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Carlinville, IL.  Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer's Association.  Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at  Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL  is in charge of the arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Kravanya Funeral Home

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