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Robert Neal "Hoss" Burnette

August 17, 1951 — June 24, 2023

Saulsbury, TN

Mr. Burnette passed from this life on Saturday, June 24, 2023, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis.

He was born in Memphis, but lived his entire life in Hardeman County.  The son of the late Robert Stanton Burnette and Margie Porter Burnette, who survives, he was a 1969 graduate of Grand Junction High School.   Mr. Burnette worked primarily as a heavy equipment operator (his favorite pastime, as well), but also was employed by Sequentia in Grand Junction for 10 years.  He retired, after 15-20 years of service, from Glasteel.  He was a member of Rocky Springs Baptist Church near Saulsbury and enjoyed spending time talking and visiting with his many friends.

He leaves his son, Robert Matthew Burnette (Susan) of Owensboro, KY; his mother, Margie Burnette of Saulsbury; his sister, Lisa Burnette Hunsucker (David) of Middleton; three brothers, Glen "Slick" Burnette (Tammy), Mark Burnette (Carol) and, Paul Burnette, all of Saulsbury;  a sister-in-law, Sandy Burnette of Middleton; step-grandchildren, Morgan and Vivianne Shreve; long-time companion, Debbie Gilmer of Saulsbury; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Karen Denise Mercer Burnette; and three brothers, Larry Wayne, Ronnie Carl and Kenneth Ray Burnette.

Memorials may be sent to West Memorial Cemetery or the donor's choice of charities.

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, June 29, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Bolivar

109 Mecklinburg Drive, Bolivar, TN 38008

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 29, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Central time)

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109 Mecklinburg Drive, Bolivar, TN 38008

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Graveside Service

Thursday, June 29, 2023

2:30 - 2:45 pm (Central time)

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