Jerry Lee Burkitt
Jerry Lee Burkitt of Grayling, Michigan, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Covenant Hospital in Saginaw, Michigan. He was surrounded with his wife, 7 children and their spouses, 8 of his grandchildren, his brother and spouse, and niece and nephew. Jerry was born to the late Clarence and Glenna (Williams) Burkitt on August 13, 1950 in Piketon, Ohio.
He moved to Michigan when he was 20 and worked at Ford Motor Co. in Wayne, Michigan. until his retirement in 2006. After retiring, he moved from Dearborn Michigan, to Grayling with his wife Kathleen who was from Dearborn.
He loved living in the woods, fishing, and hunting. He was a great gardener and he loved it. He also loved golfing with his buddies twice a year.
He is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen (Lennon) Burkitt; sons, Michael Burkitt and his partner Curt Barnum, Michael (Char) Hazimeh, Adel (Bridget) Hazimeh, and Jason Burkitt; daughters, Michelle (Tom) Webb, Lori Mulligan, and Lisa (Vince) Robledo; grandchildren, Nadia Hazimeh, Lena Hazimeh, Ava (Michael) Hazimeh, Dahlia Hazimeh, Melaina Hazimeh, Kaleb (Adel) Hazimeh, Kayla Mulligan, Grant Webb, Brent (Michelle) Webb, and Kiera Burkitt; his brother and sister, Jeff (Vanessa) Burkitt of Piketon, Ohio, and Judy (Bill) Lemaster of Piketon and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements made with Cremation Society of Mid Michigan 888-273-3553.