William E. (Bill) Burns, 74,
He was born
He received his bachelors and
masters degrees from
Bill was a science teacher at Tecumseh Jr High School for 40 years, receiving a Teacher of the Year award, before retiring in 1999.
While at Tecumseh, he coached
football and track. He also taught driver education at
Surviving along with his wife are a daughter DeAnne Kinsey (husband Jim) of Noblesville, a son William Jeffrey (Jeff) Burns (wife Tessa) of Fredericksburg, Texas, a step brother George Jackson (wife Sue) of Texas and six grandsons, Daniel (wife Kari) and William (Wil) Kinsey, Jarred, Tyler William, Dyllan and Andrew Burns. He was preceded in death by a step-sister Jacqueline Head.
Visitation will be from with the funeral service starting at
A graveside service will be
at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb.11, 2012, at