Richard James “Rick” Burns, age 59 of Lowell, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, January 7, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dick and Joyce Burns and brother, Tim Burns. He is survived by his wife, Pam; children, Joshua Burns, Jessica (Josh) Pullen and Misti Sumner; grandchildren, Althea Sorensen, Nathan Kramer and Lulubelle Pullen; brothers, Mike (Sue) Burns, Bob Burns, David (Deb) Burns, Greg (Michelle) Dove; sisters, Lisa Burns, Kim Dove and many nieces and nephews whom he adored. Rick graduated from Lowell High School in 1975 and worked for Fuller Supply for 25 years. Funeral services will be Friday, January 13 at 2:00 PM at the Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell with visitation from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the family for expenses.