Timothy Loyd Burkett



Thursday March 28, 2019

12:30 PM

St Joseph Catholic Church

101 Elmore Street, New Waverly, TX, USA

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Timothy Loyd Burkett, age 52 of New Waverly, Texas passed away on March 25, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. Tim's faith in the Lord led him to put his trust in God's hands.

Tim was born on March 12, 1967 in Houston, Texas to Sharyn and Billy Burkett. He was raised in the Meadows, Texas by his mother Sharyn and stepfather George Pezant, with his sister Tracy Burkett and brother Michael Pezant. He graduated from Clements High School in Sugarland, Texas in 1986. Tim served our country proudly as a US Army Ranger for 24 ½ years and saw duty in Desert Storm, Bosnia, and Panama as well as various other foreign and domestic assignments. He has been married to the love of his life, Kelly Bush, for 14 years. For the last 10 years they have made their home in New Waverly with their three horses and two dogs, Rascal and Gg. After retirement he earned a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University. Most recently, Tim worked for Conroe Independent School District. He loved sports and actively participated in baseball, football, and golf. Tim was well loved and respected by all who knew him. He will be forever loved and missed.

He is survived by his wife Kelly; his parents Sharyn and George of Huntsville; sisters Tracy Rance of Cypress and Lisa Brown (Criss) of Dickinson; brother Michael Pezant (Katie) of Charlotte, NC; nephews Andrew, Alex, Sam, Davis and niece Brooke; uncles Bobby and Karl and aunt Karen; and 25 cousins. He was preceded in death by his father Billy Burkett; grandparents, Velma and Loyd Burkett; and his aunt Cynthia Chambers.
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