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November 4, 2013

Robert Lewis (Bubbles) Burnett

MEADVILLE — Robert Lewis (Bubbles) Burnett, 70, of 1129 S. Main St. Meadville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Meadville Medical Center.

Robert was born in Zebulon, Ga., on April 22, 1943, a son of the late K.C. and Ida Ruth Burnett.

On April 25, 1963, Robert married Annie Lou Larkins. Subsequently on Dec. 24, 1978, he married Dianna Lynn Galbraith; she preceded him in death on June 3, 1993.

He was a member of St. John’s Full Gospel Missionary Baptist Church, Meadville.

In 1977 Robert left Meadville and moved to Las Vegas, Nev., where he had been employed as a poker dealer for 31 years, retiring in 2005. He previously had been employed by PPG for seven years and by the former Meadville Malleable for nine years. He was a 1962 graduate of Meadville Senior High School.

Robert is survived by five children, Robin Denise Click and her husband, Jack Click Jr., of Las Vegas, Jean Marie Galbraith McQueen and her husband, Chad McQueen, of Los Angeles, Calif., Patrick Lewis Burnett of Erie, Jamie Byers of Columbus, Ohio, and Marie Antoinette Larkins and her husband, Mike, of Aiken, S.C.; 14 grandchildren; four sisters, Betty Jenkins of Harrisburg, Melissa Burnett of Meadville, Melinda Brown and her husband, Ross, and Millicent Burnett, all of Pittsburgh; five brothers, Eddie Joe Burnett and his wife, Debra, Melville Gene Burnett, Marvin Burnett and his wife, Deborah, all of Meadville, Marshall Burnett and his wife, Jodi, of Turner Falls, Mass., and Wayne Burnett and his wife, Connie, of Erie; his former wife Annie Larkins; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his wife, Dianna, Robert was preceded in death by a daughter, Stacy Lynn Knight; his parents; three sisters, Elizabeth Burnett, Ganelle Burnett Brown and Ann Ruth Smith; and a brother, Winfred Morris Burnett.

Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. at St. John’s Full Gospel Missionary Baptist Church, 792 N. Main St., Meadville, where a Going Home service will be held at 2 p.m., with Bishop Stanley K. Smith, pastor, officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville.

Share your condolences at miznerfuneralhome.com.

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