Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

February 13, 2013

Steven A. Burchett - 1947-2013

GRAYSON — Mr. Steven A. Burchett, 65, of Grayson, left this world to be with his Heavenly Father on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2013, in Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, after an extended illness.

He was born March 10, 1947, in Carter County, a son of the late Woodrow and Wilma Horsley Burchett.

Steve was a charter member of Ashland Plaza Church of the Nazarene in Russell and served on the church board and numerous committees. He also served as church treasurer and director of Wee Wisdom Daycare and Kindergarten. After moving to Grayson, he placed membership at First Church of Christ and attended Oak Grove Church of Christ. Steve retired from AK Steel after 30 years of service. At the time of his death, he was the owner and manager of Ross Real Estate Services of Grayson. Steve was a sergeant first class in Company B, 201st Engineer Battalion National Guard in Olive Hill.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Wayne “Ronnie” Burchett.

Steve is survived by his loving and adoring wife of 47 years, Nancy Patrick Burchett; a wonderful son, Scott Burchett, and a precious daughter-in-law, Franci, of Grayson; a cousin who was like a sister to him, Alyce Hammond of Olive Hill; and many other cousins, family members and friends who will sadly miss him.

Steve wanted to say to all that when you all get to heaven, he will meet you at Jesus’ feet.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill by the Rev. Paul Neal, Brother Denver Prater and former State Sen. Charlie Borders. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery on Route 2 in Olive Hill.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, and until services Saturday at the funeral home.

Max Hammond, Carlos Patrick, Max Hammond II, Tom Horsley, Tom Logan, Terry Horsley, Byron Hargett and Keith Hammond will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to globefc.com.

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