Philip Randolph Burns Sr.

Mr. Philip Randolph Burns Sr., age 79, of Rydal, GA, passed away Friday morning, July 16, 2021, at his residence.

He was born in Hazard, Kentucky, August 21, 1941, son of the late Fred Delbert Burns Sr. and Polly Ann Combs Burns. Mr. Burns attended Cartersville Church of the Covenant. He owned and operated B & S Contractors for many years. He loved his family and spending time together. Philip was a talented woodworker and enjoyed gardening. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. Mr. Burns was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Polly Burns; daughter, Rhonda Kay Sweatt; sisters, Carol Hurt, Paula McCollum, Charlene Gobernatz, and Margaret Bailey.

Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years, Beatrice Miller Burns; son, Philip and Bobbie Burns; daughter-in-law, Donna Poole; grandchildren, Dusty and Revai Sweatt and Polly and Starr Sweatt; great-grandchildren, Destiny, Harmony, Spencer, Gracie, Leila, Ethan, and Samuel; siblings, Adrian Burns, Eunice West, Denver Burns, Joyce Morgan, Mary Raugh, Danny Burns, Christine Eisenhut, and Cara Meadows; several nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 18, 2021, at 3:00 PM from the chapel of Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville, with Reverends Ronnie Cline and Byron Chastain officiating. Interment will follow in the Bartow Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rydal.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 1:00PM until 3:00PM at Barton Funeral Home.

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R. Dudley Barton and Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of funeral arrangements for Mr. Philip Randolph Burns Sr.