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Willie Ray Burnette

February 4, 1937 ~ February 19, 2018 (age 81)

Willie “Dub” Ray Burnette, 81, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospices Center with his family by his side.

A graveside service will be held Friday, February 23, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with Bishop Jimmy Price officiating.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Evergreen Funeral Home Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Surviving are his wife, Josephine Parnell Burnette, daughters, Robin Price (Lee) of Dudley, Vicki Quinn (Teddy) of Pikeville, Ashley Burnette of Goldsboro, and Brenda Gail Burnette, of TX; grandchildren Jennifer Tripp (Drew), Tiffany Price, Brandon Price, Kaitlyn Quinn, Spencer Quinn and Alayna White; great-grandchild, Kali Jo Tripp; four sisters, Reba Baker of Fuquay-Varina, Judy Bass of Spring Hope, Loraine Stevens of Winston-Salem and Joyce Lennon of Wilmington. .

He was a Heavy Equipment Operator for S. T. Wooten and on his days off he loved to hunt deer.  He was a native of Nash County and was preceded in death by his parents, Stella Lamm Burnette and Willie Burnette, and six siblings.   

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