ROBERT JEWELL BURNETT "BOB"
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JULY 24TH, 1937-
AUGUST 22ND, 2014
Bob Burnett, a long time resident of Merced, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at the age of 77 years. He died peacefully in his sleep at home after a long illness with advanced heart failure. Bob loved his Lord & served in the church as a deacon for several years, ministering to the needs of the church members, singing in the choir & doing maintenance around the church.
He also served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
He leaves behind his wife Janice of 57 years, one daughter, Regina (Manuel) Valadez & grandchildren; Jennifer & Ashley Valadez & Brittany & Shelby Attwood. One daughter preceded him in death (Belinda Attwood).
Bob comes from Orrick, Mo., with a large family of 9 children. Four preceded him in death & four survive. He has a host of family & friends that will mourn his passing & he will be greatly missed.
His services will be at 11 AM, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 at the First Baptist Church, Winton, Ca. (Myrtle Ave off Winton Way). Pastor Dr. Gary Martin will officiate. A reception will follow immediately after the service at the church. A graveside service will be at a later date at Santa Nella National Cemetery with full military honors.
Published in Merced Sun Star on Aug. 27, 2014