Andrew E. “Andy” Burns, 81, of Orange, died Friday, Dec. 18. He was born Jan. 28, 1934, in Ladonia, to Fronie Dickerson Burns and Bill Burns.

Andy  is survived by his cherished friend, Sara Chimeno, of Beaumont; children, Gordon Burns of Conroe, Cris Burns and his wife, Kelly, of Austin, Rebecca Dickson and her husband, Jeff, of College Station and Bobby Burns of Buna; grandchildren, Colin Burns, Ricky Dickson, Joey Dickson, Rachel Dickson, Jacob Dickson, Matthew Dickson, Lucas Dickson, Kayla Burns and Abbey Burns; great-grandchildren, Shealynn Dickson, Kaleigh Dickson, Konnor Dickson, Bennett Dickson and Anderson Dickson.

A gathering of Mr. Burns’ family and friends will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, Dec. 21, at Broussard’s, Beaumont.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, Texas 55284, or to Alzheimer’s Association, 700 North Street, Suite M, Beaumont, Texas 77701.