Memorial Service
Combest Family Memorial Chapel
2210 Broadway
Lubbock, TX  79401
Monday, November 2, 2020
2:00 p.m.
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Dennis Carl Burkett

of Lubbock, TX

February 3, 1949 - October 20, 2020

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Dennis Carl Burkett, 71, of Lubbock passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 in Lubbock. Dennis was born on February 3, 1949 in Lamesa, Texas to Dale Logan Burkett and Bernice Lota Sanders. He was raised in the Lubbock area and graduated from Monterey High School. He had attended Texas Tech University and had worked as a salesman in the mobile home and car business. He loved rock and country music, traveling to the mountains and Ruidoso, NM, going on cruises, and working in his yard. He was a people person, very friendly, never met a stranger and loved to talk. He loved his family, and especially his granddaughters. He was Lutheran and was preceded in death by his parents.

Dennis is survived by his 2 children, Heather Thomas and husband, Howard, and son, Geron Burkett, 5 siblings, Brenda Stone, Cheryl Riley, Sheila Frazier, Daniel Burkett, and David Burkett, 4 granddaughters, Emily Paris, Lauren Thomas, Kathryn Thomas, and Julie Burkett, and 1 great granddaughter, Samantha Paris.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life at a memorial service at 2:00 PM Monday, November 2, 2020 at Combest Family Memorial Chapel, 2210 Broadway, in Lubbock. Cremation arrangements are under the personal care of Combest Family Funeral Homes in Lubbock. Please visit for more information and to access the live video stream at the time of the service. A recording of the service will be available for 90 days after the service on our website. Social distancing and face masks will be required

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7 Condolence(s)
Daniel, Candice, Johnathan,and Elizabeth Burkett
Norman, OK
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

So sorry that we could not come. With the covid-19 pandemic, we did not want to risk us and the kids

Robert and Sheila Dunn
Odessa, TX
Monday, November 2, 2020

We’re so sorry for your loss.

Brittany Chipman
Keller, TX
Friday, October 30, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you.

Wally Reeves and family
Wilson, TX
Sunday, October 25, 2020

We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Dennis. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Lots of great memories with him that we will cherish! Love you all!! Reeves family.

Carolyn Farris
Shallowater, TX
Saturday, October 24, 2020

Rest in Heavenly Peace; No worries, no grief, no regrets,no sickness.
On the wings of an Angel you fly to your Heavenly Father.

Lisa Hodo
Maypearl, TX
Friday, October 23, 2020

Sending you my condolences.
Lisa Sanders Hodo

Paulette Webster
Watauga, TX
Friday, October 23, 2020

To the family of Dennis, I am deeply saddened for your loss of your Father, Grandfather and friend. May God hold you close and provide you peace and comfort in your time of grief. May he give you strength to face each day without Dennis. Love to you all.

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