May 18, 1980 - February 28, 2015
Lucas “Luke” R. Burney, 34, of Springfield, MO., lost the fight but won the battle, passing away at Cox South on Saturday, February 28, 2015.
Luke was born to parents, Steve and Pam Burney on May 18, 1980. He graduated from Hillcrest High School and the following day began a sixteen year career with UPS, making good friends and memories.
He loved camping, floating, playing video games and hanging with his most true and loyal friends. He was an avid WWII history scholar, in which both of his grandfathers fought and of whom he was so proud. He was a member of Pathways/Dale St. UMC and had many great memories of work trips, lock-ins and chili suppers.
He was a true friend and brother to many, a proud uncle, and a kind spirit to all.
Luke is survived by his parents, Steve and Pam Burney; sister, Beth Doles and husband Shawn; nephew, Ryker Doles; grandparents, Helen Eagleburger and Russ and Mary Helen Burney; aunts, uncles, friends and best bud, Gizmo.
He was preceded in death by his hero and grandfather, Raymond “Dink” Eagleburger.
Services will be held at Greenlawn North, with visitation on Wednesday, March 4 from 6:00-8:00pm. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 5, at 2:00pm.
Our appreciation to the staff of Cox South 5th West, who lovingly cared for our son.
In lieu of flowers, appreciated memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.