Edward Lee Burns
On June 21, 2016, Edward Lee Burns beloved husband of Meta G. Burns (nee Mace); devoted father of Jaggar L. Burns; loving son of Gale and John Burns Jr.; son- in- law of Madeline Kay Mace; grandson of Dorothy Burns and the late John Burns Sr. and Ruth and George Branch; dear brother of Martin and Charles Burns, William and Timothy Poe and the late Kathy Poe. Also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Eddie enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and was a lifetime member of the Freedom Riders Motorcycle Club. He cherished and loved his family very much and he will be truely missed.
A funeral service will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue on Friday at 7:30PM. Visiting hours on Friday 3-5 and 7-9PM. Interment private. cil County Junior Football League, Chesapeake City Little League, and YMCA basketball, where he was coached by his Dad.
He graduated magna cum laude from Salisbury State University in 2014 with a degree in Physical Education and a minor in health. He was a member of the TKE fraternity.
Ryan was a passionate Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and Penn State fan. He loved visiting his Mother’s family farm in Pennsylvania where he learned to ride his dirt bike and 4-wheeler, hunt deer and turkey, and spend time with family at his Uncle Jim’s Hunting Camp. He also loved spending time with his grandparents at Crystal Beach where he would play games with his grandmother (Gran), and fish with his grandfather (Pop) and Dad on the Chesapeake Bay, hanging out, watching sports, and playing video games with his brothers, and was always happy to see his Mom in the kitchen baking something good. He will be dearly missed by family and friends.
He was currently employed by Buffalo Wild Wings in Wilmington, DE, and was a volunteer coach for the Bohemia Manor High JV football team, which he loved. He was formally employed by Cecil County Public Schools as a Substitute Teacher, and Fish Tales in Ocean City, MD.
He is survived by his parents Alan and Susan Ingram of Earleville, MD; brothers Matthew Spackman and wife Annie, Lehigh Acres, FL; and Benjamin Mihalik Orlando, FL; Grandparents Alfred and Gerry Ingram of St. Pete Beach, FL.; and several Aunts, Uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Jim and Hazel Spackman of Port Matilda, PA.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, June 26 from 10 to 12 in the Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 W. Cross St. Galena, MD, where funeral service will begin at 12 pm. Burial in St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Earleville, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be offered to Bohemia Manor High School Sports Boosters c/o Galena Funeral Home, PO Box 235, Galena, MD. 21635 Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury. He was a member in good standing of the Union Local 542 for 60 years as an operating engineer of heavy machinery.
Fred is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Emmy Lou Rhoades; daughter, Julie Hubbert-Bryan; son-inlaw, Michael Hubbert; two grandchildren: Justin David Hubbert and his fiancé, Erin Eydelloth and Tiffany Samantha Hubbert; and brother-in-law, Jack Conway, Jr.
He is preceded in death by his parents, as well as his daughter, Judy Rhoades.
The family would like to thank the nursing staff and doctors at Union Hospital’s ICU for their kindness and support throughout Fred’s illness.
A celebration of Fred’s life will be held on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:00PM at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 318 George Street, Chesapeake City, MD 21915. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 6:007:00PM where family and friends are welcomed to attend. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to, First Presbyterian Church of Chesapeake City and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 318 George Street, Chesapeake City, MD 21915. To send an online condolence, please visit, www.rtfoard.com.
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