Jesse Burnett died of natural causes at 12:20 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at his residence.
Jesse Burnett was born on Friday, Nov. 14, 1941, in Cadiz to John Thomas and Nora Mae Burgess Burnett.
Jesse was a member of Heartland Baptist Church in Paducah. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard. He was also a member of the American Legion and Singles Club.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Joyce Farmer Burnett; two brothers, Lean Burnett and Luther William Burnett; two sisters, Stella Mae Hancock and Nora Catherine Tunnell; and one great-grandchild, Tommy Travis.
He is survived by one brother, Richard Burnett of Atlanta, Ga.; two sons, Gary Keith Burnett of Vine Grove and Jeffery Dean Burnett of Paducah; one daughter, Sheri Miller of Paducah; six grandchildren, BJ Travis, Michael Burnett, Bethany Miller, Brandon Davidson, Jessica Burnett and Katie Burnett; and seven great-grandchildren, Hunter Sinks, Emma Travis, Gunner Sinks, Phoenix Rashella, Madison Rashella, Shade Davidson and Wyatt Davidson.