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Obituary for John G. Burnett
Johnny Guy Burnett, 68 of De Soto KS, passed April 18,2015 at the home. With his family by his side. Funeral Services will be held on April 22,2015 at 8:00 PM with vistation from 6-8:00 PM at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel 32665 Lexington Ave. De Soto KS Graveside Services private services De Soto Cemetery, De Soto KS. Memorial Contributions: Johnson Cancer Research Center Kansas State Univerisy Foundation, PO Box 9200 Shawnee Mission KS 66201 or Hospice Partners of Kansas 15520 State Ave. Basehor KS 66007 John was born December 28, 1946 in Manhattan KS. He graduated from Manhattan High in 1965. John married Patricia Evers on April 19, 1968. He honorably served our county in the Vietnam War with the Kansas National Guard and was a member of the Local V.F.W. John built a career in the auto parts industry; owning stores in Overland Park and Gardner, KS. He resided in De Soto where he and Patty rasied four children. John was very active in his children's lives; co-founding the DeSoto Wrestling Club and coaching girls softball for many years. He was a hard worker, loving husband, devoted father and proud grandpa. Preceded in death by: Parents Ora Dale and Fern (Smith) Burnett Survivors:Wife, Patty Burnett of DeSoto KS Son, Tim Burnett and wife Nikki of Baldwin City, KS Son, TJ Burnett and wife Meagan of DeSoto, KS Daughter, Laurie Johnson and husband Ryan of Paola, KS Daughter, Lisa Jones and husband Mike of Bonner Springs, KS Brother Don Burnett of Winter Haven, FL. Sister Judy Goodson of Manhattan KS Grandchildren: Christian Jones,Sarah Burnett,Emma Burnett, McKenzie Jones, Anna Burnett, Marina Johnson, Rylee Jones Macoy Johnson, Brock Johnson, Lincoln Burnett, Baby Burnett, due July 2015. Many friends, neices, nephews and cousins.
cedar Crest Memorial Chapel
32665 Lexington, De Soto KS