Herbert L. Burnett, age 72, of Somerset, passed from this life on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at his residence.


Herbert was born on November 22, 1943, in Somerset, son of the late James and Luticia Calia Burnett.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  Herbert was an employee of Somerset Wood products.  He loved gardening and watching U.K. basketball.  Herbert was of Baptist faith.


He is survived by his wife, Vera Bradley Burnett; their sons, Timothy Burnett, of Cincinnati, and Kevin (and Jana) Burnett, of Walton; his brother, Leland Burnett, of Wisconsin; his four grandchildren, Kristyn, Aciee, Parker and Alexander; and his loving nieces and nephews.


Preceding Herbert in death are his parents; his brothers, Otto Burnett and Eugene Burnett; and his sisters, Eva Mae Jenkins and Josephine Sutton.


Memorial Services will be held on Friday, July 15, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., at Rock Lick Baptist Church, of Somerset, with time for family and friends to gather at 5:00 p.m., at the church.  Bro. Jerry Burnett will officiate the service.


Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.