Cecil C. "Dusty" Burchett, 81, of Paris, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2012.
He was born Feb. 23, 1931, in Marietta, to the late Elmo and Mary (Newlen) Burchett. Cecil was a Korean War Marine Corps veteran having served in the 1st Division. He was a resident of Paris for 55 years and retired from Republic Steel in 1976 after 25 years of service. He was a member of Minerva Church of the Nazarene and Minerva Eagles Aerie 2199.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Judith Burchett, in 2007; son, Timothy Burchett; infant daughter, Annette K. Burchett; brother, Dale Burchett; and sister, Louise Giles. He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law; Eric and Barbara Burchett, of Minerva; twin daughters and sons-in-law; Cindy and Michael Crowl, of Paris; and Kathy and Jeffrey Lint, of East Canton; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m., in the Sanders Funeral Home in East Canton with Pastor Tim Hawkins officiating. Interment with military honors will be in Mapleton Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday, Dec. 6, 5-8 p.m. and one hour before services on Friday, 10-11 a.m. Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at www.sandersfuneralhomes.com.