Rodney Burk (Mountain Man) Burnett, 55, died Sept. 20, 2012.
He was born in Meridian, Miss. Sept. 24, 1956 and grew up in Decatur, Ga.
He was a horse trainer in Louisiana for several years and resided in Williston for the last 10 years.
He was owner of Ladder H Farms, an organization founded to aid handicapped children. His great love of horses helped him in the years after the accident that left him paralyzed.
He is survived by loving friends in Williston, who helped him greatly in his later years and family in Georgia.
Published in Williston Pioneer on Sept. 27, 2012