Charles Thomas Burkett, 60, of Newton, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012

Charles Thomas Burkett, 60, of Newton, retired asphalt paver and roofer, passed away, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in Wichita.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., with family greeting friends on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, both at Dunsford Funeral Home, Augusta. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Charlie was born Dec. 24, 1951, in Wichita to Monroe and Dorothy (Clutters) Burkett. He married Christine Burton on Aug. 15, 1981, also in Wichita.

Survivors include: his wife, Chris of Newton; sons, Ronnie (Crystal) Osborne of Oklahoma and Charles Burkett, II of Topeka; daughters, Christine (Jim) Floyd of Las Vegas, Nev. and Nellie Burkett of Newton; brother, Danny Burkett of Tomkinsville, Ky.; sisters, Linda Walty of Andover, Patricia (Dennis) Perkins of Springdale, Ark., and Judy (Robert) Carrow of Topeka; four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Troy Burkett; sisters, Lola Lee and Thelma Walter; brother-in-law, Larry Walty.