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Clifford P. Burns Jr.

Jun 8, 2012 - Staff

Clifford P. "Cliff" Burns Jr., 75, of Riverton, died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.

Cremation has taken place and funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Pastor Ian McFarland officiates.

Clifford Paul Burns Jr., was born July 26, 1936, in Mt. Harris, Colo., the son of Clifford Paul Burns Sr. and Dovie (Long) Burns. He was a 1955 graduate of Hanna High School.

Mr. Burns was a heavy equipment operator in the mining industry for 32 years. He lived in the Gas Hills from 1960 until 1972, when he moved to Riverton.

He married Nancy L. Pascoe on Aug. 13, 1955. She preceded him in death on Oct. 17, 2009. He married Nancy Schaper on May 1, 2010.

He was of the Methodist faith.

His family said Mr. Burns enjoyed fishing, hunting and baseball.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Burns of Riverton; a daughter, Terri Ann Bauder and her husband, Keith, of Riverton; sons Curtis Paul Burns and his wife Becky of Cheyenne, Clifford James Burns and his wife Sherri, and Tom Allen Burns and his wife Ami; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Bea Hall, and his first wife, Nancy L. (Pascoe) Burns.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home (www.theDavisFuneralHome.com) of Riverton.

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