The Times Leader
Oct. 13, 2012
Royce Burchett, 76, of Princeton, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at 2:05 p.m. at Caldwell Medical Center, following a long illness.
Born Oct. 15, 1935, in Lyon County, a son of the late Jesse Lee and Ludie Tylene Fowler Burchett, he was retired from UK Research Center, was a member of Northside Baptist Church and the Princeton Optimist Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Marie Oliver Burchett; a daughter, Rita Burchett; a brother, Roscoe Burchett; a sister, Patsy Kinslow; and a foster grandson, Eli Wilson.
Survivors include a daughter, Nita Oden of Princeton; a foster daughter, Tina Sander of Princeton; five foster grandchildren, Megan Hudson, Jordan and Jared Choate, Jacob and Sean Martin; two brothers, Robert Burchett of Princeton and Bobby Burchett of Fredonia; a sister, Betty Pyle of Princeton; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 13, at 1 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church in Princeton.
Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. (Princeton, Ky.)
Visitation will be from noon until the funeral hour Saturday at the church.
Online condolences may be sent from the website: morgansfuneralhome.com.