Robert Frank Burns, 70, of Vandergrift, died unexpectedly on Saturday, October 26, 2019. He was the devoted son of the late Mary Minerva Gilliam Burns Harris and Charles Frank Burns. Robert was a Railroad Conductor for Allegheny Ludlum Steel and a 1967 graduate of Burrell High School. He was a talented mechanic, who custom built Cj5 Jeeps and Air Boats and also was a certified rattlesnake collector and handler. Survivors include his dear daughter, Tina Lynn Burns Linsenbigler (John Demeri), of Apollo; he was the proud grandfather of James Lane Linsenbigler and Nicole Elaine Linsenbigler, both of Apollo; his brother William Charles Burns, of Lower Burrell; and his sister Barbara Jean Burns Anderson, of Bell Twp.; Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jonathan Thomas Burns; his first wife, Barbara Ann Magner Burns. No public visitation will be held. A memorial funeral service will be held in the Saltsburg Presbyterian Church, 517 Salt Street, Saltsburg, PA 15681 on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 3PM with Rev. Daniel Satler officiating. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home, Inc., Robert P. Karish, Supvr., 2877 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, Pa. (724-335-6500).
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