LAKIN — John Robert “Johnny" Burns, Jr., 63, died on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 at Baptist St. Anthony's Health System in Amarillo, Texas.

He was born on July 18, 1955, in Hereford, Texas to John Robert and Patsy Jane (Townsend) Burns, Sr.

He attended high school in Hereford and worked as a mill operator for Farr Better Feeds after many years in the oilfield industry.

He is survived by his children, Brandi Lee and husband Seth Hart of Elizabeth, Colo., John Robert “Robbie” Burns, III of Woodward, Okla. and Justin Rowdy Burns of Joplin, Mo.; two sisters, Paula Jeanice Burns of Garden City and Pamela Jayanna and husband Steven Dussart of Rio Rancho, N.M.; granddaughters, Jaszmyn and Jeszelle Burns of Garden City and Koltyr Hart of Elizabeth, Colo.; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jerry Burns; and sister, Patsy Jane Burns.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Wesleyan Church in Lakin. Burial will be in Lakin Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Monday at Garnand Funeral Home in Lakin. Memorials are suggested to Cal Farley Boys Ranch in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at