Carl "Doug" Burns, 51

Carl Douglas "Doug" Burns, 51, of rural Wabash, died at 5:55 p.m., Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

He was born June 1, 1967, in Paintsville, Ky., to Carl Thomas "Buck" and Georgia Mae (Charles) Burns.

Doug married Mada Turner in Paintsville, on July 1, 2002.

He worked at AG Resources as a warehouse forklift driver. He was a member of Christian Heritage Church in Wabash where he served as Sunday school superintendent, trustee, and bus driver. The thing Doug enjoyed most was spending time with his family. 

He is survived by his wife, Mada Burns of Wabash; his four children, Joshua (Brittany) Burns of Wabash, Brittany (Garth) Dyson of Roann, Gavin Ball of Plymouth, and Brooke Ball of Wabash; 10 grandchildren, Corbin Burns, Chloe Galligan, both of Wabash, Wyatt Dyson, Elijah Dyson, and Mason Dyson, all of Roann, Aislynne Denlinger, Kynlee Ball, Rheagan Ball, and Evrhett Ball, all of Plymouth, and Callum Townsend, of Wabash; and his brother, Tony (Christy) Burns of Staffordsville, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Christian Heritage Church, 2776 River Road, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.

Visitation was Monday, at the church.

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

The family requests in tribute to Doug, please bring a single rose to the church for either visitation or the funeral service.

Preferred memorial is Christian Heritage Church.

The memorial guest book for Doug may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Apr 09