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January 21, 2019

1/9/2019 12:54:00 PM
Sherman F. Burnett, 63, Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home

Sherman F. Burnett, 63, of Columbus died at 11:32 a.m. Sunday, January 6, 2019, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2019, at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home in Columbus with Rev. Nathan Shockley officiating. Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2019, and from 9 a.m. until time of services Thursday, January 10, 2019, at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Springer Cemetery.

Mr. Burnett worked for 37 years at Vectren where he held many positions including a welder.

He was a member of Elizabethtown United Methodist Church, American Legion Post No. 24 in Columbus, the Legion Riders and Na-tional Rifle Association.

He was a past member of the Columbus Moose Lodge No. 398 and Fraternal Order of the Eagles No. 741. Mr. Burnett had a passion for refurbishing and collecting guns, restoring cars, and riding his Harley-Davidson. He enjoyed gardening and loved his dogs.

Born April 30, 1955, in Columbus, Mr. Burnett was the son of Sherman L. and Carol Joan Wilbur Burnett.

Survivors include his former wife, Nelda Burnett of Columbus; sons, Randy (Jennifer Mead) and Jamey Burnett, both of Columbus; grandchildren, Chloe and Lilly Michael and Josie Palmer Bryant all of Columbus; a foster daughter, Tara Sluder of Columbus; brothers, Jim Burnett of Indianapolis and Rick (Connie) Chapman of North Vernon; and sister, Sharon Maxin of Billings, Montana.

Mr. Burnett was preceded in death by his parents; infant sister, Denatta Burnett; infant daughter, Tina Burnett; and a sister, Mary Alice.

Memorials to Ameri-can Legion Post No. 24.

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