Michael Burnette, 59, of Hawthorne, FL died Friday, October 12, 2012. Michael was born in Chattanooga, TN and grew up in Ringgold, GA.
Mr. Burnette served in the US Army in Korea from 1972 to 1974. Michael was a Deputy for the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and the Bradford County Sheriff’s Department and served from 1976 until he retired in 2004.
Michael is survived by his wife of 36 years, Kathy Burnette of Hawthorne, a son, Michael Burnette of Hawthorne, daughters Kristy Lofton (Michael) and Izzy McPhail (Phillip) both of Melrose and his grandchildren, Haylee Ziegler, Mary Lofton, Landon Lofton, Kayla Ziegler, Kourtney McPhail, Justin Grimes, Ashley McPhail and Collin McPhail. Brother Jimmy Hosmer (Carol) of Menlo, GA, Aunt Geneva Busbee of Interlachen and several Nieces, Cousins and Nephews.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 10:30am at the Lake Area Bible Church, 785 County Rd 214, Melrose, FL 32666.