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Christopher B. Burnett

Born June 23,1949

Died May 19, 2014

Christopher B. Burnett, age 64, of Honolulu, Hi, formerly of Hudson, Ohio, died unexpectedly at his home on Monday May 19, 2014.

Chris was preceded in death by his father, Roy A Burnett and brother, Timothy Burnett; he is survived by his mother, Barbara Gillette; wife, Sala Burnett; children, Lisa Burnett, Jessica Hall, Shannon Burnett and Christopher Burnett; seven grand children in whom he adored; sisters, Brenda (Ernie) Krean, Glenis (Pat) Kilkenney, and Barbara (Bob) Morris; many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Chris served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a Purple Heart recipient. He also spent time in the Peace Corps serving in Hondorus and Western Samoa, where he met his wife Sala. Chris retired from the U.S. post office, and spent his retirement having fun with his grandchildren, and enjoying the beautiful Hawaiian weather. He was a one of a kind man that liked to have fun, and enjoyed each and every day. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Chris will be laid to rest at the Punch Bowl National Cemetery after a military funeral in Hawaii. The family suggest memorials be made to www.woundedwarriorproject.org/Donate. Family and Friends can join us for a Celebration of Life at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at The Sanctuary Church, 1624 Northmoreland Blvd., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on May 25, 2014
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