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Nelson Edward Burnworth

Nelson Edward Burnworth, 83, of Huntington, IN, died on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at 8:06 a.m., at his son's residence in Huntington.

Mr. Burnworth graduated from Huntington High School in 1956. He retired as a firefighter from the City of Huntington. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force and a member of St. Michael Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne.

He was born on April 19, 1938, in Huntington, to F. Edward Burnworth and Mildred Souers Burnworth. He married Mary Ann Guhl on Nov. 28, 1964, in Huntington. She preceded him in death in 2021.

Survivors include a son, Michael E. (Julie) Burnworth, of Huntington; a daughter, Karen (Tommy) Smith of Huntington; six grandchildren, Kristia (Anthony) Goodnight, Emily (Nick) Alles, Megan (Rob) Sands, Sean (Kayla) Smith, Brandon (Becca) Burnworth and Ryan Smith; and 11 great grandchildren.

Calling will be on Sunday, March 13, from noon to 3 p.m., at Bailey-Love Mortuary, Huntington,  with funeral services immediately following.
Memorials may be made to the Weston Close, Lucas Sunderman Scholarship Fund, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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