Richard "Forty" Burns age 49 of Greeneville passed away Saturday January 13, 2024 at his home. He was a carpenter his whole life working with Scott Jones Construction. He is survived by a daughter Amberia Collins-Lane, mother Sandy Burns, brother and sister-in-law Bryan and Becky Burns, sisters Amy Dykes, Trish McClain, Lisa Martin, Charlotte Beach, several nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins, special friends Scott and Sarah Jones. He was preceded in death by his father Robert Burn, brother Charles Weston Burns, grandparents Charles and Fleeta Burns and Charles and Ruth Morelock. There will be no formal services, a memorial service will be announced later. Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service are in charge of the arrangements.