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Paul Burnett

March 14, 1932 — January 27, 2017

Paul Burnett

Paul T. Burnett March 14, 1932-January 27, 2017 Paul T. Burnett, 84, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017 at VNA Hospice Center in Valparaiso, Indiana. He was born March 14, 1932 in Campton, Kentucky, the son of the late John and Gracie (Puckett) Burnett. Paul retired in 1994 after 38 years as the laundry and dry cleaning foreman at Westville Correctional Center. He was a volunteer fireman for Union Mills Fire department and was named an honorary legion member. He was an avid gardener, enjoyed bowling and was on a bowling league. He also enjoyed hunting, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. On June 30, 1964, in Westville, Indiana, he married Phyllis Reed who preceded in death June 27, 2016. He is survived by his son, John Burnett of Richmond, IN; two daughters, Kelly (John) Peaks of La Porte, IN, Paula Dunlap of Kingsford Heights, IN; six grandchildren, Kristin, Kai, Jonathan, Dara, Zoe, Grace; three brothers, Stanley (Nancy) Burnett, Kenneth (Bernice) Burnett, Dewey Burnett all of KY; sister, Juanita Risner of KY. Paul was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Burnett and Harold Burnett; two sisters, Hazel Back and Anna Spencer. Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends Wednesday, February 1, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. A life celebration will be held at Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc., Wednesday February 1, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Ernie Melton officiating. Private family interment will be held at a later date at the Union Mills Cemetery, Union Mills, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 115 W. Washington St. Suite 1180 South, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Paul T. Burnett please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Union Mills Cemetery
800 South
Union Mills, IN, 46382

Visitation

FEB 1. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

Funeral Ceremony

FEB 1. 11:00 AM (CST)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

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