John W. Burnett, 78, of 800 Touvelle St., Celina, formerly of San Diego, Calif., died at 6:25 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home in Celina.
He was born on April 13, 1933, in Muncie, Ind., to Oscar and Mamie (Valentine) Brumett, and they preceded him in death.
John is survived by his daughter, Sandra D. Burnett of Rockford; a brother; a sister.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Burnett; three brothers.
John served his country in the U.S. Navy.
Private family services will be held at the convenience of the family. He will be buried in Elm Ridge Cemetery in Muncie, Ind. Condolences may be made at LHDfuneralhome.com.
The Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home is handling arrangements.