Mr. Roy Burnett, 79

Memorial Park Braselton Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Roy Scott Burnett Jr., age 79, of Braselton, who passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.

Mr. Burnett was born in Atlanta, Georgia, a son to the late Roy Scott Burnett Sr. and the late Ivy Irene Williams Burnett. Mr. Burnett had been employed by Georgia Power Company, the Winko-Matic Signal Company, and Wm. B. Riley & Company, Inc. aka Standard Coffee Service Company.  Mr. Burnett married Sharon Tetzloff in 1989 in Chattanooga, TN.

He enjoyed woodworking; being outdoors working in his yard and vegetable garden; and his greatest joy came from spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Burnett was preceded in death by his daughter, Tanya Burnett Lawrence.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Burnett of Braselton; son in law, Timothy Lawrence of Arcade; grandchildren, Braxton Lawrence of Lawrenceville, Preston Lawrence of Arcade, Emma Lawrence of Arcade; an uncle, W. Lanier Burnett of Loganville also survives.

A private funeral service was held on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 11:00 AM in the Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor James Martin officiating. The burial followed at 3:00 PM in the Toccoa City Cemetery, Toccoa, Georgia.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to the Samaritan’s Purse at

Memorial Park Funeral Home Braselton Chapel, 5257 Green Street Hwy 53, Braselton, Georgia 30517 is in charge of arrangements.

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