Allan Irwin Burkett May 25, 1931 - July 5, 2013 Allan Irwin Burkett was born in Los Angeles on May 25, 1931 and passed away on July 5, 2013 due to a short battle with cancer. Allan was a truck driver and a mechanic. He was proceeded in death by his parents Jim & Clara and his son Charles. Allan is survived by his wife Cleo, sister Trudy Spears and brother in law Larry Spears along with his four children Jennifer Roach, Connie Edwards, Steven Burkett and Donald Burkett as well as by his eight grandchildren Brittany, Savannah, Mathew, Natalie, Heather, Nicholas, Kristopher, Cameron and nine great grandchildren. Also survived by his nieces and nephews Terri Nixon, Lori Ajengo, Dennis Anderson, his special cousins and his great love for his dogs. God must have needed some repairs in heaven and called on "Papa" to help. In lieu of flowers please send any donations to the "
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