Robert James Burns of Hiram, Ohio, born June 21, 1943 passed away on January 11, 2023. He is preceded in death by his parents William and Mary Burns and brother David (Carol) Burns. He is survived by sister Kathleen Greene. He proudly served in the US Army and was a Vietnam Era Veteran. He was the father of Aymie, Ellie, Carrie, and Jesse and loving grandfather of Ian and Ilaina Burns; Ella and Alanna Ventura; Ashlyn, William (Tommy), and Nicholas Nearhood; and Tallula and Casey Burns. A memorial service will be held on January 21, 2023 at the Church of the Western Reserve, 30500 Fairmount Blvd., Pepper Pike, OH 44124 at 4:00 pm. Meal to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, www.nchv.org.