William James “Bill” Burkett, Jr.

Published 12:07 pm Friday, October 27, 2017

William James “Bill” Burkett, Jr.

Graveside service for William James “Bill” Burkett, Jr., age 83, will be Sunday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. at Beulah Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Burkett passed away Thursday, Oct. 26.

He is preceded in death by his son, Alan Ray Burkett; parents, Mr. and Mrs. William James Burkett, Sr.; and sisters, Hannah Speigle and Dorothy Blackmon.

He is survived by his wife, Freddie Burkett; son, William James (Missy) Burkett III; daughters, Donna (Dale) Atchison, Freda (Lowell) Bobo, and Gwinda (Bobby) Abernathy; nine grandchildren, Crystal (Dustin) Ginther, Autumn Dodson (Chuck Collier), Forrest (Jessica) Dodson, Stephanie (Foy) Butts, Amanda Abernathy, Brandon Abernathy, Leighann (Josh) Sims, Alyssa Burkett, and Kelly Burkett; 11 great-grandchildren, Matthew, Nathaniel, Seth, Raylen, Addie, Bennett, Koen, Ava, Robert, EJ, and Maci; and brother, Charles Ray Burkett.

Condolences may be offered to the Burkett family online at Kilgroefh.com.

Kilgroe Funeral Home – Pell City will direct the service.