Michael Christopher Burns
Published: February 21, 2014
Michael Christopher Burns joined his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, February 17, 2014. Michael was born on May 7, 1999 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
He is survived by his parents, Bradley and Judy Burns, of Little Rock, Arkansas, sister, Jessica Burns, niece, Ashlyn and nephew and buddy Ryan, of Little Rock, his beautiful white cat "Cotton", his grandparents; Vauda and Dan White, of Mountain View, Mary Dempsey of Springdale, aunts and uncles Susie and Lonnie Burrow , of Sherwood, Thomas and Robbie Dempsey, of Springdale and Mark Dempsey, of Lodi, California, cousins; Josh, Nicole, Madelyn and Ella Burrow, Shaina, Rebecca and Samantha Dempsey, and many other relatives. Michael had many friends that will miss him as well. He is preceded death by his grandfather, Rex Burns, of Mountain View, and nephew, Colin Burns.
Michael attended Central Arkansas Christian School. We appreciate all they did for him and the love and care shown by the staff and students. We will never forget how you made him feel a part of the football program even though he was unable to play. Michael was a dedicated football fan.
We would like to thank the doctors and dedicated nurses and staff of Arkansas Children's Hospital that took such great care of Michael all his life. His cardiologist for 14 years, Dr. Paul Seib, also his first surgeon, Dr. Stephen Vandavater of Children's Hospital. We would also like to thank Dr. Edward Bove at the University of Michigan Medical Center for giving us 12 wonderful surgery free years.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Pleasant Valley Church of Christ. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Friday, February 21, 2014 at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Arkansas (501) 224-8300.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made at any Metropolitan National Bank to the Michael Christopher Burns Memorial Fund. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/chenal.