Welcome to the memorial page for

Mr. Freddie Leroy Burns

November 4, 1955 ~ June 12, 2019 (age 63)

Freddie Lee Burns was born on November 4, 1955 to the late George and Mamie Lou Burns. He peacefully transitioned from his earthly body on June 12, 2019.

Freddie attended Brookland Cayce High School. After graduating he pursued his love of cooking and established his career as a chef.

Freddie, affectionately known as “Huggie Bear”, was loving and gentle to anyone he crossed paths with. He loved his wife, children and grandchildren. His heart was full of love for everyone he encountered.

Freddie was preceded in death by his father, George Burns; mother, Mamie Lou Burns; and brothers, Nathaniel, Curnell, Earsley, Willie Ed, and George Burns.

Surviving are his wife, Vera Burns; children, Shamicka (Glen), Ashley, Gafayia and Maurice (Tasha); siblings, Katherine Lykes, Texie Harley, Queen (Thomaas) Wilson, Ruth (Bennie) Perry, James (Michelle) Burns, Robert Burns and JC (Leasher) Burns; and a host of other loving relatives and friends.

 Service Information

June 18, 2019

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Myers Mortuary & Cremation Services
2624 Alpine Road
Columbia, SC 29223

Funeral Service
June 19, 2019

2:00 PM
Brookland Baptist Church
1066 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC 29169


Double Branch Cemetery
Double Branch Road
West Columbia, SC 29169

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