William Martin Burnett, 84, passed away peacefully early Saturday, October 25, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. William was born March 6, 1930 in Warren, OH to the late Glen Otis Burnett and Myrabelle Button Burnett. He served his country in the US Army. William was a devoted husband, father and grandfather, and will be greatly missed.
A service to celebrate his life will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday October 28, 2014 at Wendell United Methodist Church, 129 N. Main Street, Wendell, NC 27591. Visitation will follow the service. An inurnment service will take place at a later date.
Surviving: Wife of 60 years, Betty Lewis Burnett; Daughters: Darlene Perone of Jacksonville, Erma Moy (Randall) of Kinsman, OH, Barbara Adamson (Joel) of Lakeland, FL, and Sally Burnett of the home; Brothers: Charles Burnett of Warren, OH and Alton Burnett of Cyril, OK; Sister, Esther Holik of Warren, OH; 10 Grandchildren and 11 Great-Grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Transitions HospiceCare, 250 Hospital Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.