He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Warren Burkett; and a granddaughter, Victoria Marie Gomez.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife of 44 years, Enedina P. Burkett of Beeville, Texas; his children, Sammy Burkett and wife, Cynthia, of El Paso, Texas, Anna Marie Lynn and husband, Keith, of Darien, Georgia, Alan Burkett and wife, Jessica, of Beeville, Texas; eight grandchildren, Joe Anthony, Mark, Jacob, Gabriel, Roxanne, Jessalyn, Aydon and Jaydon; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held at Angelus Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. A holy rosary will be recited there that evening at 7 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Mr. Burkett’s life will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Interment will follow with full military honors at Beeville Memorial Park.
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