Richard Burnett

Richard Wilbur Burnett, 75, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. He was born on June 23, 1941 in Greenfield, Massachusetts, the son of Arnold and Lucy (Gilbert) Burnett who preceded him in death.

On May 18, 1968 in Kansas City, MO, he was united in marriage to Judy Ann Whitlow, who survives of the home.

Richard loved gardening and caring for his lawn. He also enjoyed traveling from time to time and caring for his little dog CoCo. He worked in various cities around the country as an accountant. He served his country honorably in the Unites States Air Force.

Besides his wife Judy, he is survived by his two brothers Paul Burnett (Rose) of New Hampshire and David Burnett (Deb) of Massachusetts; one niece, and one nephew.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Michael.

A private burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia, MO at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.


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