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Billy Gene Burnett, Jr.

April 26, 1947 — May 13, 2023

Salina

Billy Gene Burnett, Jr., 76, of Salina, passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at his home. He was born on April 26, 1947 in Tulsa, Oklahoma; the son of Billy Gene Burnett, Sr. and Willie Mae (Miller) Burnett. He married Joyce Hite and they spent many years together. Billy was a proud Air Force veteran and was a member of the Salina American Legion, and a former Commander of American Legion Post 79 in Riverside, California. He also had a strong faith and was an ordained minister. Billy enjoyed studying God’s word, history and anything political, and was a talented artist. He leaves behind many memories for his family to remember.

No formal services will be held at this time. To leave his family a message, please visit his Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.

Billy is survived by his wife, Joyce Burnett of Riverside, California; sons, David Burnett of Portland, Oregan, John Burnett of Riverside, California and Mark Burnett of Mesa, Arizona; granddaughter, Sophia Bible Burnett of Chelsea, Oklahoma; aunt, Barbara Roesler of Prescott, Arizona; and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Billy and Willie Burnett; and brother, Larry Burnett. 

 
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