Jerrold (Jerry) Allen Burns
Jerrold (Jerry) Allen Burns, 81, passed away September 15, 2021, in Clearfield, Utah. He went quickly and peacefully at home. He was born on March 1, 1940, in Oelwein, Iowa to Howard and Lucille (Wittenberg) Burns.
He married the love his life Carol on September 6, 1973, and they were later sealed in the Ogden Temple.
He is survived by his wife Carol of 48 years, son Kevin Brown (Billie), grandson Tyler Brown, brothers Lee Burns (Sue) of Northampton, Massachusetts and Roger Burns (Beverly) of Swisher, Iowa. Jerry was preceded in Death by his parents.
After graduating Fayette, Iowa, High School in 1958, Jerry enlisted in the United States Air Force. His Air Force service took him all over the world, England, Okinawa, Vietnam and other bases around the United States.
After 20 years of service, Jerry retired from Hill Air Force Base in 1978, making Clearfield his and Carol’s home. Jerry received many awards and accolades during his service for marksmanship.
Following his retirement from the Air Force, Jerry worked until 2016 with the DDO and at the Hill AFB Commissary.
Being a quiet man, if you asked Jerry about guns, reloading or a good meal, his grin would appear, and he would talk for hours.
A celebration of Jerry’s Life will be announced for friends and family at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please help to take care of America’s Veterans.
Condolences may be shared at www.lindquistmortuary.com.