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Hugh K. Burns

Hugh K. Burns, age 57, of Carrollton, OH, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at the home of his mother in Martinsville, VA, following a recent hospitalization.
Hugh was born Feb. 2, 1955, in Roanoke, VA, to Robert and Sally Kearfott Burns of Martinsville, VA. 

He was a 1973 graduate of Martinsville High School and a 1977 graduate of Ohio University in Athens where he majored in photography, sculpture and fine arts. He loved nature and trees and from 1977 until recently, was self-employed in forestry and as a wood worker during which time he oversaw and planted over 2 million trees in eastern Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert John Burns.  His once free spirit will be sadly missed by his mother, Sally; son, Conrad Burns, and daughter, Emily Burns, both of Carrollton, OH; a sister, Mary Kathryn Washington of Axton; and a brother, Michael Burns of Middletown, NJ; several nieces and nephews; and many life-long friend across many states.

A private service was held Jan. 5, 2013, in Martinsville, VA, by Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home.