David C. Burns, 76, of Richmond, passed away December 17, 2019, at Hospice of Southwest Ohio in Madeira, Ohio, after a short illness.

He was born January 1, 1943, in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, to William and Emma Elam Burns and has lived in this area since the ’70s.

He retired after 25 years from Harris Allied Broadcast Equipment. David thoroughly enjoyed the broadcasting industry and keeping up with his old co-workers.

He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Freya Burns of Richmond, two daughters, Erin (Craig) Norris of Lebanon, Ohio, and Natalie (Brian Crosby) Burns of Indianapolis; two stepchildren Michael Sellers and Lori (Kenny) Wagers, both of Centerville; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home is assisting with local arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.stegallberheideorr.com