Forrest Alan Burns, 63, of Center Point, died unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, in Cedar Rapids. There will be no services at this time.
Forrest was born Sept. 30, 1955, the son of Bill and Marie (Voohrees) Burns, in Fresno, Calif. On Nov. 23, 1985, he was married to Laurel Phelps. Forrest worked for Pickwick Manufacturing Services in Cedar Rapids as a senior weld engineer for 12 years.
He had great talent and could build anything. Forrest had a wonderful heart and was helpful and kind to everyone. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his wife, Laurel Phelps Burns; mother, Marie Burns; brother, Fletcher (Sandy) Burns; two nephews, Steven (Jennifer) Burns and Samuel Burns; one niece, April Lugo; several in-laws and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father; sister, Cathy; and brother, Bryon.
Memorials may be directed to the family in memory of Forrest.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at under Obituaries.