Robert "Geta' Burt, 47, of Oxford, died peacefully at his home June 11. Mr. Burt was a graduate of Monroe Area High School and enjoyed playing golf and softball, vegetable and flower gardening, camping, cooking and going to the mountains. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was a dedicated worker. Mr. Burt is preceded in death by daughter Cassie Jo Burt.
Surviving are wife Christy Burt of Oxford; sons "B.J." Burt of Monroe, "Brock' Burt and David Burt, both of Oxford; granddaughter Bailey Cook of Douglasville; parents Gilbert and Ruth Burt of Monroe; sisters and brothers-in-law Elwin and Danny Smith of Loganville, Linda and Alan McGinnis of Monroe; brother and sister-in-law Arthur and Julie Burt of Monroe; several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. June 14 in the Access Road chapel of Caldwell & Cowan with Pastor Jon Ford and the Rev. Ronnie Capes officiating.
The Covington News June 15, 2008