BURT, Mr. Thomas Buford, 91, of Chester, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2012. He was a graduate of the College of William and Mary. Mr. Burt was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was retired from the Civil Service working on Fort Lee, Va.; and he was also a retired real estate agent. Mr. Burt was an accomplished and talented musician; and he played with the Southern Serenaders Band. He was preceded in death by his wife, Estelle M. Burt; and his parents, John Edward Burt IV and Louise Harrison Burt. Mr. Burt is survived by his children, Carolyn Grace Burt, Thomas Harrison Burt and Suzanne Burt Kersey; grandsons, Alex, Tyler and Jesse Burt; granddaughters, Whitney Kersey and Suzette Kersey Bishop; brother, Douglas Burt; sister, Evelyn Burt Trice; and other loving family and friends. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 19, 2012 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Hopewell, with Father Bill Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at Merchants Hope Memorial Gardens in Prince George. Condolences may be registered online at www.jtmorriss.com
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.