Lloyd "L.C." Burkett

Born in Dalton, GA on November 26, 1939

Departed on April 23, 2021 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Lloyd L.C. Burkett, 81 of Hendersonville, passed away on Friday, April 23rd, 2021. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. William Elrod, grandfather, Carl Burkett, mother, Minnie Cox, his first wife, Bessie Mae Burkett and sisters, Mildred Crowder and Jane Goswick. Survived by his wife of 16 years, Lisa Burton Burkett, daughter, Rhonda Deniece Burkett Thompson (Terry) and their children, Patrik and Kady Thompson, daughter, Amy Chapdelaine (Jeremy) and children, Rachel Bornick and Haley Brown (Griffin), son, Daniel Holt (Kristin) and their children, Chloe and Morgan Holt. Lloyd is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews and extended family and friends.

Lloyd was born on November 26, 1939 in Dalton, Georgia. While in Georgia he worked for World Carpet and Collins & Aikman and then he retired from PFG in Madison, Tennessee where he was a Lead Foreman. Lloyd was a talented musician and singer who played multiple instruments. He proudly served in the United States Army and was stationed at Ft. Sill, Ft. Benning and Ft. Jackson. Lloyd loved his church and was a member of Bellshire Assembly of God. He was a fan of the Georgia Bulldogs and was known to be quite the jokester and good storyteller. He loved his family and enjoyed getting together with them for birthdays and his favorite holidays, Christmas and Thanksgiving.

A celebration of life service for Lloyd will be held at Hendersonville Funeral Home, 353 East Main Street in Hendersonville on Wednesday, April 28th at 1:00 PM, officiated by Pastors Scott Dobbins and Christopher Wiley. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, April 27th from 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM and again on Wednesday, one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Hendersonville Memory Gardens.

19 Comments to Lloyd "L.C." Burkett

  1. Sandy Burton
    April 25, 2021 5:36 pm

    I will miss you my friend, i love you very much.

    Sis

  2. Mary& hershel damron
    April 25, 2021 5:42 pm

    He was a good Christian man who loved everyone he will be missed and always rememberd love and prayers for the family

  3. Jeremy Chapdelaine
    April 25, 2021 6:00 pm

    LC I’ll miss you very much but I know I’ll see you again soon. Look over us and keep us safe love you

  4. Amy
    April 25, 2021 6:02 pm

    LC I am going to miss you so much. Thank you for being the best step dad ever! ❤️

  5. Haley (Griffin) Brown
    April 25, 2021 6:02 pm

    We will miss you papa, more than anything. We are celebrating your life on the other side of the world. Sending our love to nana, all the way from Japan. We love you!

  6. Ellen Riley
    April 25, 2021 6:40 pm

    Will miss you sweet angel. Love you so much.

  7. Bobby Holt
    April 25, 2021 6:44 pm

    Lloyd was a true Christian and Gentleman. He cared deeply for others and was so kind to folks. He always had an experience to share and story or two, what a life well lived!
    I will miss you Lloydster, thank you for being such a great example of Christ’s love.
    Bobby

  8. Jeff & Linda Dobbins
    April 25, 2021 7:09 pm

    Lloyd was a great example of a man of integrity and faith. His love for Jesus was true and seen by all who knew him. He always had a word of encouragement for me. I will miss him. I am grateful for the salvation we share in Christ and the hope of heaven where we will see our friend again.
    With sadness and joy,
    Jeff & Linda Dobbins

  9. Ena Lampley
    April 25, 2021 8:07 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I’m sure he will be missed. Your family in my thoughts and prayers

  10. Barbara & Ronnie Jones
    April 25, 2021 9:44 pm

    I meet Lloyd 2004 and was the kindest man and l know you love my Cousin your wife Lisa with all your ❤️ . You was so sweet every time we saw you and my Dad and husband loved talking to you. We love you and see you one day. Give hugs to all our family for us❤️🤍💙🙏

  11. Chris Wiley
    April 25, 2021 10:44 pm

    My uncle who chose to be. I love you Uncle Lloyd. I still say Go Vols but I’ll have a sense every time the two dawgs play that you are screaming at me. Go Dawgs! I will cherish that forever! Thank you for the influence and the representation of Christ you were.

  12. Rebecca Lynn
    April 25, 2021 11:28 pm

    So sorry prayers!🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  13. Idalene Oldham
    April 26, 2021 3:29 pm

    Take your rest Lloyd you were a good man and will be missed. Lisa you’re in my prayers.

  14. Sue & Paul Bonham
    April 26, 2021 6:28 pm

    My heartfelt condolences to you and yours. It’s truly difficult to give up the best of the best. My Dad was one of those too. May they meet and embrace in Heaven to sing in His heavenly choir. 💔

  15. Tim Sapp
    April 27, 2021 12:02 pm

    I will always hold dear my most favorite memory of LC. More than 30 years ago he would pretend to be Santa Claus on the telephone, telling the kids that he would be visiting them one day early because it was getting very difficult to get everything done on Christmas Eve.

    I’m not sure who enjoyed that call more, the kids or LC!

  16. Ann Hittinger
    April 27, 2021 6:16 pm

    Dear LC:

    Thank you for your friendship! I will surely miss you and knowing that you were always close.

    Your hugs were wonderful and helped me many times. You were like a brother an you were. A brother in Christ.

    My prayers go out to Lisa, Rhonda, Amy, Darlene, Joan and ALL of grands, greats, nephews, nieces and other relatives. Also, prayers for Bellshire Assembly, where LC choose to be a part of the family. Such a pleasure and blessing to have had the honor to worship God together.

    Kiss all our family and friends in Heaven. Tell them to look out we are raring to see them again. ❤️

  17. Gina Roberts
    April 27, 2021 8:13 pm

    Lloyd was a great Godly man and will be missed greatly! See you again one day keep Eddie straight up there in heaven! love you Ms Lisa and keeping you in my prayers!

  18. Allison Sanders Coffey
    April 27, 2021 8:58 pm

    Lloyd. You were an awesome man. You always showed love and kindness no matter where you were. I will never forget the day i lost my dad and you came to funeral home and said the sweetest prayer for me. God brought you into our lives and we will miss and love you.

  19. Jimmy Driggans
    April 28, 2021 8:38 pm

    My dear friend big chief. We enjoyed singing together and going to numerous churches together. Jan and I both loved you and Bessie and Rhonda and Terry. Our prayers are with those left behind as you have really started living now

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