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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Obituary: Charles Thomas Burkett

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  • Charles Thomas Burkett, 60, retired asphalt paver and roofer, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012, in Wichita, Kansas. Charlie was born December 24, 1951, in Wichita to Monroe and Dorothy (Clutters) Burkett. He married Christine Burton on August 15, 1981, also in Wichita. Survivors include his wife, Chris of Newton; sons, Ronnie (Crystal) Osborne of Oklahoma and Charles Burkett II of Topeka, Kansas; daughters, Christine (Jim) Floyd of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Nellie Burkett of Newton; brother, Danny Burkett of Tomkinsville, Kentucky; sisters, Linda Walty of Andover, Kansas, Patricia (Dennis) Perkins of Springdale, Arkansas, and Judy (Robert) Carrow of Topeka; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Troy Burkett; sisters, Lola Lee and Thelma Walter; and brother-in-law, Larry Walty. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 13, from 5-7 p.m. with family greeting friends. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, both at Dunsford Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Dunsford Funeral Home & Crematory, 201 E. Fifth Avenue, Augusta, Kansas 67010, is in charge of the arrangements. Visit www.dunsfordfh.com. 
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