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 Blane Bert “Tex” Burchett

Blane Bert “Tex” Burchett

Birth
Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Death 28 Nov 2011 (aged 82)
Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Conover, Catawba County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 81233746 · View Source
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Blane Bert "Tex" Burchett passed away Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 at Frye Regional Medical Center. A native of Grayson County, Va., he was the son of the late Hershel Burchett and Callie Haga Hawks. He was a lineman for the City of Newton Electrical Department and a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served as a Corporal in the Korean Conflict. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, June Killian; son, Larry Burchett; and a sister, Ruby Anderson.

A Service of Remembrance will be held Thursday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Drum Funeral Home in Conover with the Rev. Vernon Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Conover City Cemetery with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 16. The family will receive friends Thursday from 12 to 12:45 p.m. at Drum Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658. Condolences may be sent to the Burchett family at www.drumfuneralhome.com. The Burchett family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.

He and his late son, Larry, knew anything and everything about the City of Newton's water, sewer and electric utility lines.


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  • Added: 30 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81233746
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Blane Bert “Tex” Burchett (9 Oct 1929–28 Nov 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81233746, citing Conover City Cemetery, Conover, Catawba County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Pipedreamer (contributor 46570147) .