He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Jacob Burner and Ethel Burner.
He is survived by his wife, Joan A. Burner; son, Jeff Burner; daughter, Judy Weir; several grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one brother, Jaybee Burner.
A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. today, July 8, 2013.
The family will receive friends at the church from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. prior to the service.
Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.