Thomasville, NCHigh Point Enterprise
THOMASVILLE – Rev. Bobby “Bob” Eugene Burns, 83, a resident of Thomasville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on May 7, 2021, at Thomasville Medical Center. He was born on July 26, 1937, in Forsyth County, a son to the late Luther Sherman Burns and Marjorie Motsinger Burns. Bob served in the United States Army and then continued his education at Piedmont Bible College. He became an ordained minister shortly afterward and pastored Canaan Baptist Church for many years. He had a passion for spreading God’s word as a minister and serving his Lord and community, which was very close to his heart. Bob also owned Poly Supply Company before retiring. He was a member of New Heights Baptist Church and loved his church family. He was a loving father, husband and friend. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Burns; a daughter, Martha Ann Burns; and four brothers, as well as four sisters.