Bobby Mitchell Burnette

bobby  burnette

June 13, 1932 ~ September 3, 2013

Born in: Atlanta, GA
Resided in: Lilburn, GA

Bobby M. "Pop" Burnette of Lilburn, GA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. He died in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family and friends. He was the loving father of four children: Shaeron & Bill Gray of Lilburn, GA; Darron & Kim Burnette of Statesboro, GA; Donna & Jeff Cole of Lawrenceville, GA; and Mike & Ren Burnette of Dacula, GA. He also leaves behind 9 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Bob was known by many for his outgoing personality, positive attitude, jolly spirit, and his integrity. He will be dearly missed. In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate donations to the Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter, 1925 Century Blvd., NE, Suite 10, Atlanta, GA 30345-3315 in memory of Bob's wife, Miriam C. Burnette. There will be a memorial service in memory of Bob at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:00 am. The family will receive visitors after the services. Online condolenses may be expressed at

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  1. Pop, i love you so much even though i wasnt around when older i share wonderful.memories and mimi get me and staying with you ,you will forever be in my heart take care of.mimi ,grandmama,and grandaddy

  2. Hard to believe that I have known your father for over 30 years and I totally agree with the comments about his outgoing personality and jolly spirit, he seemed to always be in a great mood and happy to see everyone. Keeping the entire family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    The Vaughn’s

  3. Darron, Kim, Courtney & Caroline

    Strong arms around your family. We love you guys

    David, Jill, Ansley & Avery Beaubien

  4. So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He and my Dad, Max Alterman, spent many hours together. Bob was a loyal, talented, and dedicated employee of Alterman Foods for many years. I have fond memories of Bob, and my thoughts and prayers are with the family. Robert Alterman

  5. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Our condolence; Linda Figg, Alisha Davis, Brandi Belcher, Malory Kicklighter, Taylor Moody, Pat Chandler, Amy Davis, Charlene Hagans, Tealisa Braswell

  6. SHAERON and family, I am so honored to have known Pop and I will miss his teasing and jokes. When I think of him, it always brings a smile to my face. I regret that we never got to go to Red Lobster though,love you guys!

  7. I was so blessed to be at this memorial. Your parents meant the world to me during my Elementary School years. God bless the two of them and may peace fall on your heart as you remember the joyful times you shared with the two of them. Sincerely, In Gods Grace, Sally

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