Ashland Daily Independent
(Thursday, September 14, 2006
Robert Lee Burnett - 1932-2006
Robert Lee Burnett, 74, of Fontana, Calif., formerly of Grayson, Ky., died Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at his residence.
He was born April 30, 1932, in Iron Hill, Ky., a son of the late Hubert and Audry Mae Carroll Burnett.
He was an electric linesman with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 47 and a U.S. Army veteran.
He was a member of the VFW, Moose Lodge 863, American Legion Post 0422 and the Eagles.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Burnett;
a son, Robert Douglas Burnett; a brother, Clyde Burnett; and a sister, Pauline Burnett.
His survivors include a son, Kenneth Lee Burnett of McDonald, Ohio;
a granddaughter, Lauvern Andrea Burnett; three brothers, Paul Burnett, Jack Burnett and Richard Burnett, all of Grayson;
four sisters, Lillie Ryder of South Vienna, Ohio, Louise McGlone and Garnet Messer, both of Grayson, and Hazel Messer of Olive Hill, Ky.;
his caregiver of 20 years, Mina Hernandez of California; and good friends of 50 years, Leo and Fay Jacques of California.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson by Dave Braun and Bill Burnett, ministers.
Burial will be in Burnett Family Cemetery in Iron Hill.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Carter Christian Church, P.O. Box 148, Carter, KY 41128.
Condolences may be made to the Burnett family at malonefuneralhome.com.
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