November 29, 1918 ~ January 5, 2003
Born in: Madison, Wisconsin,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Asheville - Lloyd R. “Buck” Burkett, Lt. Col. USAF, Ret., of Deerfield, died Sunday, January 5, 2003. A native of Madison, Wisconsin, he was a son of the late Oscar and Pearl Iams Burkett. Mr. Burkett was retired from the US Air Force and was a member of New Hope Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Mazie Spiller Burkett; a daughter, Bonnie Burkett Wasserboehr and her husband, David F. Wasserboehr of Greensboro; one granddaughter, Sara Ellen Wasserboehr and one sister, Charlotte Burkett Odegard of Encinitas, California; one niece and three nephews. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday in St. Giles Chapel at Deerfield conducted by the Revs. Morgan Gardner and David Morgan. His family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., WNC Chapter, 3 Louisiana Ave., Asheville, NC 28806 or to Mountain Area Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.