Guy Louis Burns Jr.

August 4, 1944September 21, 2022
Guy Louis Burns, Jr., 78, of Vestavia Hills, AL, passed away Wednesday September 21 2022. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama on August 4, 1944. Guy was a graduate of Shades Valley High School, University of Southern Mississippi and the Birmingham School of Law. Guy loved to travel around Europe and lived at various times in Ireland, Germany, and Austria. He was a gun enthusiast, an avid hunter and fisherman, and passionate about antique motorcycles and cars. Guy was preceded in death by his father Guy Louis Burns, Sr., his mother Lois High Burns, and son William Rutledge Burns. He is survived by his sons Guy Louis Burns, III of Birmingham, AL, and Borden Burr Burns of Vestavia Hills, AL, as well as by Virginia Sellers Davis of Vestavia Hills, AL, his companion of many years. The family is grateful for the compassionate care Guy received from his caregivers Toni Palmer and Johnnie Minter. A private service will take place in the coming weeks at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church where Guy will be entombed beside his mother. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in his memory to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center of UAB, Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church, or charity of your choice. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the BURNS family.

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