Mr. Lawrence “Red” Burnette, 94, of Margaret Louise Lane, Pittsboro, died April 27, 2011 at Chapel Hill Health & Rehab.
Born February 24, 1917 in Chatham County, he was the son of Ralph Bynum Burnette and Flossie Griffin Burnette. He served in the US Army during World War II. “Red” was a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Pittsboro, and was a retired police officer from the UNC @ Chapel Hill Campus Police Department.
Surviving are his daughters, Robbin Taylor and Cheryl Hains, both of Pittsboro; son, Christopher Burnette of Pittsboro; and 6 grandchildren.
The funeral service for Mr. Burnette will be held at 11 am Saturday, April 30, 2011 from Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 6 – 8 pm Friday at Hall – Wynne Funeral Home in Pittsboro, and at other times at the residence of Robbin Taylor.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hallwynne.com, select “Obits and Guestbooks” then “Current Services”.
Arrangements for Mr. Burnette are under the care of Hall – Wynne Funeral Service and Cremation, Pittsboro.