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Robert Shepard Burnett
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1923
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 2005
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA

Bobby, died at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was born a son of the late Robert Shepard Burnett and Lucille Boushee` Burnett. Mr. Burnett attended New Hanover High School and was employed at the North Carolina Shipyard during World War II. He began a career in law enforcement in 1955, at the Wrightsville Beach Police Department. He was employed with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Department and retired with twenty years of service. He was a fifty year resident of Wrightsville Beach and loved the waters where he enjoyed fishing and shrimping on his boat. He was a member of BPOE Elks Lodge and an avid card player.
Bobby is survived by his wife of sixty-three years, Ruth, who would die 8 months later, a daughter, Robbie Burnett Hodges and husband Glenn; a grandson, Tate Burnett Hodges all of Wilmington; a sister, Margaret (Peggy) Burnett Zepkin and husband Gene; and a niece, Paula B. Saunders and husband William all of Newport News, VA.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Shepard Burnett (1893 - 1949)
  Hattie Lucille Boushee Burnett (1898 - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Rogers Burnett (1923 - 2006)*
 
 Sibling:
  Robert Shepard Burnett (1923 - 2005)
  Margaret Lucille Burnett Zepkin (1924 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oleander Memorial Gardens
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Aug 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15511408
Robert Shepard Burnett
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Robert Shepard Burnett
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Robert Shepard Burnett
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- bob tarte
 Added: May. 23, 2016

- sniksnak
 Added: Jan. 30, 2013
Rest in peace.
- Sharlotte Neely Donnelly
 Added: Apr. 21, 2012
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