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Howard Eugene "Gene" Burnette went to be with the Lord on August 5, 2017, at the age of 82 years. He was born in Beckley, WV, on January 1, 1935, the son of James L. Burnette and Alice Burnette (nee Lilly).
He was preceded in death by sisters Una "Sis" Sims, Helen Cyrus, and Betty Vinet, and brothers James "Junior" Burnette, Dale Burnette, and Dempsey Burnette.
Gene is lovingly remembered by his sons, Mark Burnette of Chambersburg, PA, and Andrew Burnette of Frederick, MD; his grandson, Aidan Burnette; his sisters, Dora Fowler of Oak Hill, WV, and Shirley Williams of Frederick, MD; his sister-in-law, Georgia Burnette; and numerous nieces and nephews.
His sons would like to extend special thanks to Hospice of the Panhandle, Kearneysville, WV, and to Dr. Terrence Reidy of Martinsburg, WV, for their caring and support.
Services will be held in Beckley, WV, at a later date.
Published on August 9, 2017
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