Arnold “Arnie” Burns passed away on Jan. 8, 2020 at home surrounded by loving family members in Luling.
Arnie was born on Feb. 15, 1934 in Caseyville, Ill. He is preceded in death by parents, Hilda and Robert Burns. He was married to his loving wife, Joyce, for 66 years. In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by four devoted sons: Terry (Melody), Randy (Josie), Jim (Judy) and Tracy. Nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren enriched his life
Arnie was a research chemist who enjoyed his career in the labs of both Monsanto and American Cynamid (Cytec) for many years. He was a treasured family member, avid fisherman, and attended many sporting events (Go Cardinals!).
Arnie was a devoted Christian and deacon of West Saint Charles Baptist Church in Boutte. In addition to being an avid church member, he was treasurer of the local Gideons. His willingness to help others was exemplified, not only in his daily life, but in the donation of his body to Louisiana State University School of Medicine.
His memorial service will be held at West St. Charles Baptist Church in Boutte on Saturday (Feb. 1). Visitation begins at 10 a.m. with 11 a.m. services following.