Mr. Windell Eugene” Gene” Burns, 58, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at his home in Batesville, MS. He was born on December 3, 1958 to Rosie Marie Rutherford and Abby Windell Burns.
He had several hobbies, including racecars, fishing and eating, but most of all, he loved spending time with his family. Mr. Burns is survived by his loving family which includes three sons, Michael Burns (Robin) and Daniel Burns (Angel) all of Courtland and Johnathan Rutherford (Candice) of Southaven; three sisters, Linda Beavers and Francis Raines, both of Batesville and Mary Smith of Mantachie; one brother, Sammy Burns of Nesbit; and four grandchildren. Kameron Burns, Dallas Burns, Bella Burns, Cooper Burns. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandchild, Landyn Burns.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Dickins Funeral Home in Batesville. Visitation will be held from 12-2 p.m. at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Pope, MS. Dickins Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.