William Neale Burner

October 26, 1922 - June 28, 2015
William Neale Burner


William Neale Burner, age 92 of Wilmington passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at his home.

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  • July 04, 2015
    Paws Place Dog Rescue says:
    We were sorry to hear of Mr. Burner's passing. We got to know him through his dear friend, Mrs. Petzal. They are both together now and hope that they are watching over the dogs of Paws Place.

  • June 29, 2015
    Peggy Brockenbush says:
    Teresa, Teri and other family: My sympathy goes out to all of you. Neale was such a special man, and I am so honored that I got to know him. He had quite a life, and his service to his county will long be remembered by all who knew him.

  • June 29, 2015
    Doug Green says:
    I'm so very glad we got to meet this man, it was a pleasure, and he was one of a kind. He was a gentle giant of sort and we were certainly honored to have him at the gatherings, at the USS Franks reunions.

  • June 30, 2015
    Patti Green Drews says:
    I will always remember finally getting to meet "Burner" (I can still hear my sweet Daddy speaking of "Burner"). He was such a gentleman. His family & friends were all blessed by having him in their lives. May he rest in peace.

  • June 30, 2015
    Ingrid Green says:
    Neale was unique, compassionate, and a true patriot. I loved his quiet humor! May God grant you his peace and grace in your final resting place.