Obituary for Steven Darrell Burchett 1950-2020: Sparks Funeral Home



Steven Darrell Burchett, 70, of Grayson, Kentucky entered the gates of Heaven, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, June 27.Steve, aka Fat City/Tank, was born on May 23, 1950 in Grayson, Kentucky, a son of the late Della McGlone Burchett and Harold E. Burchett. Steve was an avid auctioneer and Alabama football fan who traveled far and wide to meet new people across the country, and never met a stranger along his travels.

In addition to his parents, Steve was preceded in death by his wife of 25 years, Linda Faye Holbrook Burchett. He is survived by Linda Gail Owen, and five children, Ben Burchett of Grayson, Michelle (B.J.) Boley of Gallant, Alabama, Malcolm (Lisa) Burchett of Ashville, Alabama, Stephanie (Kevin) Colley of Russell, Kentucky, and Jeff (Lesleigh) Burchett of Grayson; two brothers, Dalis and Dewain Burchett both of Grayson; three sisters, Nadine Wehunt of Enterprise, AL, Lynda Bug Fann of Steele, AL, and Ruthie Stephenson of Grayson

Surviving grandchildren include Marvin (Anna) Burchett of Grayson, Channing (Kali Jo) McGraw of Grayson, Richie (Kim) Boley of Gallant, Aaron (Selena) Boley of Gallant, Courtney (Jacob) Norton of Steele, Alabama, Cheyenne Burchett of Ashville, Adalynn James Burchett of Grayson, Felicia (Johnny) Peoples of Ashville, and Scotty Whisnant of Ashville.

Surviving great grandchildren include Abby Burchett, Brody Burchett, Ahleigha Boley, Marlee Boley, Lewis Boley, Willow Norton, MaKaitlyn Peoples, Kayden Peoples, Madilyn Peoples, Bryson Peoples, Adalie McGraw, Kenna McGraw, Ava Whisnant, and Kiley Whisnant.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Burchett, Marvin Burchett, Richie Boley, Aaron Boley, Cody Hamm, and Kade Barker.

Honorary pallbearers will be Todd (Rudy) Burchett, Joey Cecil, Corky Prater, Charles Baker, Kevin “Mooch” McDavid and Larry Stephens.

Visitation for Steve will occur on Thursday, July 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday, July 3 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with the funeral services set for Friday, July 3 at 12 p.m., all occurring at New Beginning Assembly of God, 194 Promised Land Drive in Grayson, Kyle Burchett and Randy Binion, ministers
Private committal service will be at Ernest Holbrook Family Cemetery near Grayson.

Arrangements by the Sparks Funeral Home
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