Wesley Thomas Burnette, Sr.
Wesley Thomas Burnette, Sr. 90, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Universal Healthcare in Oxford.
A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Zack Fielding Burnette and Nettie Brummitt Burnette. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church and worked at Boyd Automotive for forty years.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Friday, July 24, 2020 in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford by the Rev. Randy Pittman. You may access the funeral service by clicking on the following link:
Funeral Service: https://vimeo.com/441439859
Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow the service at Providence Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Wesley Burnette, Jr. and Mark Fielding Burnette (Michelle); two grandsons, Daniel Fielding Burnette, Jacob Thomas Burnette of Oxford; a sister, Daphne Lansinger of Richmond, VA; two brothers, Durwood Burnette and Lionel Burnette of Oxford.
Mr. Burnette was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-nine years, Evelyn Turner Burnette.
Eakes Funeral Home will be observing social distancing for all services, and asks everyone in attendance wear a mask when entering the building.