|Okey Winford Burns, 73, of Spencer, West Virginia formerly of Conneaut, Ohio died February 5, 2018 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia.|
He was born March 4, 1944 in Webster Springs, West Virginia a son of the late Parley Lee and Freda Roetta Flusser Burns. He was retired from the City of Conneaut street department as a mechanic. He enjoyed restoring old cars and selling these cars at various car shows. He was a US Army veteran.
Okey is survived by two daughters, Elaine Burns and Lucinda Taylor, both of Spencer; one son, Lewis Gabel of Ashtabula, Ohio; four sisters, Helen Burney of Palatka, Florida, Cathy Hickock of Missouri, Karen Lyons of Ashtabula, and Terri Hammond of Oklahoma; two brothers, Larry Burns of Ashtabula and Roger Burns of Conneaut; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Patricia Briscoe and Edith Burns; one brother, William Burns and One Grandson, Ricky Gabel.
There will be a visitation from noon until 2:00 pm Saturday February 10, 2018 at the TAYLOR-VANDALE FUNERAL HOME, Spencer. Per his request, there will be no funeral service and the body will be cremated following the visiting hours.