Edward J. Burney 1933-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Mr. Edward James Burney, 86, entered eternal rest Wednesday, May 6, 2020.

Mr. Burney was born Oct. 29, 1933, in Youngstown, a son of Edward Sr. and Stella Jones Burney.

He was a 1952 graduate of East High School and had worked at U.S. Steel Corporation, retiring after many years of service. Edward was an avid Cleveland Browns, Cavaliers and Indians fan.

He leaves to cherish his beloved memory his wife, Tommicean Burney; a son, Phillip Burney; three sisters, Thelma Minor, Wilma Brittneum and Edna Moore, all of Youngstown; eight grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Stephen Burney; and two sisters, Nancy Averett and Molly Burney.

Due to the pandemic, private services were held for the family.

Arrangements were entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

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