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Gerald Wayne ‘Hoss’ Burkett

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Funeral services for Gerald Wayne “Hoss” Burkett, 71, of Waco, formerly of Weaver, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Vernon with the Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating.

Burial will follow at Weaver Cemetery with Patrick Brown, Allan Chester, Dale Goldsmith, Dustin Massey, Rick Garmon, Edward Garcia, Mike Stafford and Valiente Maldonado serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Troy Crone, Dwain Webb, Wayne McCollum and Elario Maldonado.
    Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at the funeral home.
    Mr. Burkett died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at his residence in Waco.
    He was born on June 2, 1941, the son of Ben Virgil and Floy Marie Davis Burkett.
    He married Carol Elaine Williams on Oct. 20, 1971, in Corpus Christi. She survives.
    Mr. Burkett was a truck driver and involved in the trucking business for more than 40 years. He served in the U.S. Navy.
    Other survivors include one son, Ben Virgil Burkett, and daughter-in-law, Denise, of Waco; one grandson, Dustin Massey; and one brother, Paul Burkett of Weaver.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Virginia Marie Burkett.
    Arrangements are under the direction of Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home. The online register can be signed at:





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