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Larry "Brother" Wayne Burgett

September 29, 1948 ~ June 8, 2020 (age 71)

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Obituary

Mr. Larry "Brother" W. Burgett, age 71, of Franklin, KY, passed away Monday, June 8th, 2020 at 3:47 PM at Hopkins Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, in Woodburn, KY.

Visitation will be Thursday, June 11th, 2020 from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home.  Visitation will continue on Friday, June 12th, 2020 from 6:00 AM until 10:30 AM at Gilbert Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held Friday, June 12th, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, KY. 

Larry was born on September 29th, 1948 in Indianapolis, IN to the late William Ezra “W.E.”  Burgett and the late Vallie Mae Hicks Shoulders.  He is also preceded in death by his step-father, Virgil Shoulders and 4 brothers, Harold Burgett, Bobby Burgett, Richard Kent and Gordon Kent. 

He is survived by 4 siblings, Faye Lawson of Franklin, KY, Doug Shoulders of Franklin, KY, Scotty Shoulders (Gaye) of Franklin, KY and Carol Keen formerly of Franklin, KY; 25 nieces and nephews, several great nieces and nephews and some great-great nieces and nephews.

Larry was a member of Liberty General Baptist Church in Franklin, KY.  He worked over 50 years in the restaurant business and was enjoyed by patrons for many years.  Larry worked at Ma and Pa’s, Old South, CC Diner, The Hot Plate, Mama Gentry’s, V & V Cafeteria, Wagon Wheel and Union 76 over the 50 years.  He looked forward to talking to his customers at the restaurants he worked at.  Larry loved watching UK Sports, doing puzzles and to sing.   He also enjoyed telling jokes to anyone he talked with. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Epilespy Foundation at, https://epilepsyfoundation.donordrive.com/campaign/Larry-W--Burgett

Online condolences may be made at www.gilbertfhonline.com and complete obituary may be read and shared on our Facebook page, Gilbert Funeral Home of Franklin, KY.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
June 11, 2020

10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Visitation
Friday
June 12, 2020

6:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Gilbert Funeral Home
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Graveside Service
Friday
June 12, 2020

11:00 AM
Greenlawn Cemetary

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