Mr. Wendell Thomas Burnett, age 52, of 117 Spruce St., Union, husband of Lavine Whetstine Burnett, of 117 Spruce St., Union, passed away, Monday, December 21, 2020 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Burnett was born June 14, 1968 in Union, a son of Shirley Sumner Burnett Lane of Union and the late William Thomas Burnett. He was a graduate of Union High School and attended Holmes Bible College in Greenville. Mr. Burnett was an Associate Pastor of Faith Community Church formerly Union Church of God. He was a member of Faith Community Church. Mr. Burnett was an avid chess player and was a member of the Greenville Chess Club. He was a loving father, husband, son and the best brother in the world. He loved his church and he loved people. His Pastor described him as a true Christian who put his fellow man first.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are a son, William Thomas Burnett, II of Central; his step-father, Larry Lane of Union; his twin sisters, Sharon Burnett Mann and husband Wilton of Union and Sherry Burnett Seaman and husband James of Inman; a niece, Kyra Mann; four aunts, Bernice Roberts, Carolyn Morgan, Joan Sumner, and Virginia Sumner; an uncle, Jonas Hayes and numerous cousins. He was predeceased by numerous aunts and uncles.
Memorials may be made to Faith Community Church 1113 Thompson Blvd., Union, SC 29379.
The family will be at the home of his mother, Shirley S. Burnett, 508 Hart St., Union, SC 29379.