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OBIT Wilson Burgett 1921-2011

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OBIT Wilson Burgett 1921-2011

Posted: 11 Nov 2012 7:40PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Burgett, Wilson
NOTE: I DO NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS INDIVIDUAL. JUST POSTING THE OBITUARY ON WILSON BURGETT FROM THE DAYTON (OH) DAILY NEWS 1/18/11

Wilson Burgett, 89 of Centerville, OH passed away on January 15, 2011 at Brookhaven, Brookville, OH after an extended illness. Wilson was born December 16, 1921 in Wolfe County, KY to Rula Wilson and Carl Burgett. He had 2 sisters, Ruth and Rudy and 9 half brothers and sisters. Wilson left Kentucky at age 17 and moved to Dayton, OH and worked in an appliance store for a short time. He then went onto the Army and was trained as a tail gunner, serving in 8 theaters of battle during World War II. After the war, Wilson returned to Dayton and worked for Dayton Power and Light as a First Class Lineman until his retirement in 1976. He married Theda Centers and after her untimely death he met and married Betty Jean Roe with whom he celebrated 44 years of love and devotion until her death in 2008. He attended Parkview Church of the Nazarene, knowing and loving Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. His life was filled with passion for the out of doors, fishing, hunting, camping and most of all spending time with his large family. Wilson is preceded in death by the love of his life Betty Jean Burgett and his son Danny Burgett. He is survived by his children and their spouses, Delynn Burgett and his wife Diane of Dayton, OH, Sue Ray and her husband Ken of Englewood, OH, Edd Roe and his wife Vicki of Paducah, KY, Steve Roe and his wife Linda of West Alexandria, OH, Wilson Dwight Burgett of Stone Mountain, GA, 9 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and many friends and relatives. Wilson’s family will receive friends January 19, 2011 from 11:00 AM until 12 noon at the Fairview Brethren in Christ Church, 750 Union Boulevard, Englewood, OH followed by a celebration of his life at 12 noon with Pastor Mark Ballard presiding, burial will follow in Hillgrove Cemetery, Miamisburg. In lieu of flowers, contributions if desired may be made to the Alzheimer's Association , 3797 Summit Glen Drive, Suite 100, Dayton, OH 45449 or Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 4701 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton, OH 45429 in memory of Wilson.

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