William “Bill” Burnette, 77, of Tell City died Tuesday January 28, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville.
Bill was born March 28, 1942 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky the son of the late William Sr. and Juanita ( Wheatley) Burnette.
Bill was the owner of Bill's Barber Shop in the 1960's and 1970's and later Industrial Machine in the 1980's through retirement, both located on Main Street in Tell City. He loved old classic cars and trucks as well as playing cards, golfing, gardening and mowing the lawn. Known in his teen years as “Froggy” he was well known for his friendliness and enjoyment of talking to others.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Eileen “Harpenau” Burnette; 1 son Chris Burnette; 2 daughters, Ginger (Jon) Goffinet, Molly (Andy) Hood; 5 grandchildren Lauren Burnette, Will and Beau Goffinet and Ella and Maddy Hood
Services will be held 10 am Friday, January 31, 2020 at St. Paul Catholic Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery in Troy.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 2pm to 7pm and Friday from 8:30 am to 9:30 am.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Catholic Church or Calvary Cemetery.
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