Gayle Richmond Burchett, 66, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Prestonsburg Health Care. He was born August 30, 1946, in Prestonsburg, to the late Tom “Jumper” and Rebecca Burchett. He was the husband of Rhonda Johnson Burchett. Gayle worked as a contractor and was a member of the Allen First Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Clyde Burchett, Wade Burchett and Bernard Burchett, and two sisters, Geraldine Cesco and Blanch Cox.
He is survived by a son, Rondall Justin Moore, of Prestonsburg; two daughters, Robin Burchett Gant, of Georgetown, and Jennifer Gayle Burchett, of Lexington; two brothers, Jack Burchett, of Lucasville, Ohio, and Ray Burchett, of Prestonsburg; two sisters, Virginia Wallace, of Prestonsburg, and Tommie Jean Richardson, of Michigan.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Arnold Tuner officiating. Burial will follow the service at Gethsemane Gardens, in Prestonsburg.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station P.O. Box 4777 New York, NY 10163; or Allen Baptist Church, 354 U.S. Highway 23N, Allen, KY 41601.
Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, of Martin, is in charge of arrangements.