Rusty Burns, age 48, of Ridgeland died April 26, 2014.

Services were held Tuesday at Trace Ridge Baptist Church in Ridgeland with burial in Jessamine Cemetery. He was last employed by Cole Construction as a mechanic, CDL driver and heavy equipment operator. He is survived by his loving wife, Lois Burns; two sons, Christopher Parker (Amber), Shannon Parker, and five grandchildren. He is also survived by his mother, Janie Burns; three sisters, Cindy Kettleman, Gail Thomas and Pennie Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, J.W. Burns and both maternal and paternal grandparents. Donations in his memory may be made to the National Cancer Society.