Apr. 7, 1932 Fountain Inn Greenville County South Carolina, USA
Dec. 2, 2008 South Carolina, USA
Joe C. Burdette, 76, husband of Lois Crow Burdette for 55 years, died Tuesday, December 2, 2008.
Mr. Burdette was born April 7, 1932 in Fountain Inn to the late James Cohen Burdette and Rosa Ethel Thompson Burdette. He was a lifelong farmer, and was a member of Farm Bureau and Woodmen of the World. He was a member of Clear Spring Baptist Church, where he attended the Men's Bible Class. He was a Korean War Veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two sons, Randy Burdette and Robby Burdette and his wife Wanda; a daughter, Kathy Walker and her husband Dicky; a brother, Ronnie Burdette and his wife Jennie; a sister, Earline McCourry and her husband Bud; six grandchildren, Mandy Black and her husband Andy, Aubrey Holmes and her husband Bennie, Eli Walker, Jenna Livingston and her husband James, Casey Burdette and Laura Jane Burdette; and six great-grandchildren, Corey Black, Chandler Waters, Cohen Black, Jay Livingston, Tyler Holmes and Savannah Livingston. He was predeceased by one sister, Jewel Johnson.
Visitation will be 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Fletcher Funeral Service.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Clear Spring Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Cameron Byrd and Rev. Martin Atkins. Burial, with Military Honors, will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association , 301 University Ridge, Greenville, SC 29601.
Published in The Greenville News on December 3, 2008