A graveside service for Jimmie “Fat Boy” Burchett Jr., 68, of Lone Oak, was held on June 26 at Lone Star Cemetery. Rev. Robert Burns officiated.
Pallbearers were Scott Trudeau, Trace Burchett, Jahn Sanchez, Richard Cates, Chris Brown, Kenneth Cawthon, Keith Trudeau and River Tolleson.
Mr. Burchett died on June 23, 2020, in Lone Oak. He was born on June 4, 1952, in Greenville to Jimmie Lealand Burchett Sr. and Carell Roberts. He married Dawn Marie Hill on August 19, 2010, in Emory. He was of the Baptist faith. He worked as sales supervisor for over 20 years at Emory Auto Sales. He was also a contracted licensed electrician for Pilgrims Pride in Dallas, and he was an avid fisherman, rancher and gardener.
Mr. Burchett is survived by his wife of Lone Oak; children, Jahn Sanchez and wife Dianne of Dallas, Cynthia Burchett of Point, Kandi Brown and husband Chris of Lone Oak, Jimmie “Trace” Burchett III of Lone Oak, Scott Trudeau and wife Michelle of Emory, and Tracy Cates and husband Richard of Gladewater; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; siblings, August Edmond Klump “Eddie” II, Jimmie Keith Burchett, and Kanetha Jane Burchett.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, James Thomas Burchett; and brother, Carl Gene Klump.