St David-Carl H. Burnham, 96, passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Sunset Manor in Canton.
He was born on November 20, 1924 in Industry, IL to Hobart and Daisy (Whitehead) Burnham. They preceded him in death.
He married Loretta Davis on October 8, 1946 in Portland, Oregon. She preceded him in death on June 20, 2008.
Surviving are three children, Bill (Anni Mitchell) Burnham of Canton, David (Jody) Burnham of Bryant, Randal Burnham of Canton, one brother, Robert Burnham of Fiatt, two sisters, Donita Ridle of Canton, Rose Stubenvoll of WI and two grandchildren, Allynne (Ken) Baumlin and Cecily (Blaze) Pearson.
He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.
Carl owned and operated Burnham RV Sales and Service in Canton and later worked for Bradley University as a Stationary Engineer retiring in 1987.
He was a lifetime member of the Canton American Legion, a 50-year member of the St. David Optimist Club and a member of the Lewistown United Methodist Church.
Cremation rites have been accorded through Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Canton.
A burial of the ashes will be held at Highbridge Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Greater Peoria Honor Flight.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com
Sorry for your loss. His humor and times at the Fulton county fair.
Bill. David an Randy.. Dorry for your lose. Time sure does fly. Seems like yesterday Carl was helping me with my first camper. Carl will be missed but we will all be camping again.God bless you all. RIP Carl
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Burnham family. The Amateur Radio community has lost another member. God Bless and stay safe. DeWight & Sherrye Johnson
Sad to hear that Carl is no longer with us. My sincere condolences to his family and friends.
So sorry to hear f Carl's passing. God bless him and his family.
Bob so sorry for the loss if your brother. Hugs and prayers.
Bill, David and Randy,
We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Bill & Patti Riley
Deepest sympathy for family of Carl Burnham. He will be missed by so many!
Kathy (Cebuhar) Williams
So sorry to hear of Carl's passing , keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers .......... He was a very nice and caring young man , I will keep his memories in my heart .....
My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times you shared together as you celebrate a life blessed and well lived. Psalms 90:10
Bill, David & Randy - I am so sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a very sweet man. It's not easy losing your Dad. I didn't know that your Dad was in the Nursing Home. Please accept my sincere condolences. All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Marcie Anderson Myers.
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