John Burnie Tanner age 70 of The Villages died April 13, 2014 at The Villages Hospice House. John is survived by his wife Rita. The couple moved to the Villages in 2002 from Springboro, Ohio. Burnie was a 20 year retired U.S. Navy Veteran. He later worked for Lockheed Martin Corporation as an engineer retiring after 20 years in the early 2000's.Burnie as his buddies knew him both in golf and on his bowling league will be dearly missed by this huge host of friends he enjoyed over the years in The Villages.Memorial donations in Burnie's memory may be directed to The Villages Hospice 601 Casa Bella The Villages.