GOLDTHWAITE — Funeral services for Billy Charles Burn, 71, of Goldthwaite will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, at Stacy-Wilkins Chapel, with Dallas Huston officiating. Burial will follow in Center City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    He died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at the Brownwood Regional Medical Center.

    He born Jan. 6, 1939, in Wingate, to Jesse Bryan Burns and Era Polk Burns. He was married to Patricia on June 1, 2002, in Center City. He was a member of Center City Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Navy.

    Survivors include his wife, Patricia “Pat” Burns of Goldthwaite; children, Guy Burns, Leslie Blanchard and husband Alan, Julie McConnell and husband Scott, and Jesse Burns and husband Bobbie; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by his sister, Lorene Barbee and his first wife, Joyce Burns in 1994.