Gilmer -- Memorial services for William Gwyn "Bill" Burns, 84, of Gilmer, will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at 10 A.M. at the Gilmer VFW Building with James Casey officiating. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Gilmer. Born on August 10, 1930, in Upshur County, Texas, he died on Saturday, June 27, 2015. He was a retired veteran of the United States Air Force, having served twenty-five years. He is survived by two nieces, Joyce Flander and Janet Hawkins, and two dear friends, Bubba and Pam Casey. No visitation is scheduled.