John was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. John loved to watch and take care of his hummingbirds.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Margaret, nee Mank, Burns; and his sister, Jean (Bud) Kirkwood.
He is survived by his cousin, Denice Johnson.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Burial will be held at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.