M. Charles Burnette, Jr.

M. Charles Burnette, Jr.

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Milford Charles Burnette, Jr., 62, died December 7, 2016 at his home.

A native of Greer, son of the late Milford Charles Burnette, Sr. and Vivian Johnson Burnette, he was a retired employee of Mitsubishi Polyester Film and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  Mr. Burnette was an avid farmer of hay and straw, as well as a lifelong gardener. He was a champion of his wife and daughter’s equestrian passion and a past board member on the SC Walking Horse Assoc. He was also a long time member of the SC Cattleman’s Assoc. and the FFA.

Surviving are his wife, Debra Clifford Burnette of the home; one daughter, Melissa Burnette Granberry (Destin) of Greer; one brother-in-law, Mark E. Clifford, Jr. (Anna Shea) of Greer, and his mother-in-law, Margaret Clifford Lewis of Walhalla.

Mr. Burnette was also predeceased by one daughter, Kelsey Leigh Burnette and father-in-law, Mark E. Clifford, Sr.

Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 12, 2016 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Todd Johnson and Dr. Drew Hines.  Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Visitation was held 5-7 p.m. Sunday, December 11, 2016 at The Wood Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pruitt Health Hospice, 102 E. Curtis Street, Simpsonville, SC 29681.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.


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