Samuel Clayton Burdette, 77, of Spring City, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Spring City.
He was a lifelong resident of Hamilton County, Tenn. and born and lived in Evesnville. He was of the Methodist faith. He was a lifelong Vols fan and played at Rhea Central. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Mamie Hall Burdette; sister, Lela Mitchell; brother, Carl Edward Burdette; stepbrother, Kenneth Jordan; stepmother, Della Burdette and daughter, Karen Frances Burdette.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Martin Burdette Chattanooga, Tenn.; daughter, Missy (George) Poston of Jacksonville, Fla.; son, Keith (Michelle) Burdette of Chattanooga, Tenn.; two sisters, Maxine Burdette of Sparta, Tenn. and Audrey Bodden of Montgomery Ala.; stepbrother, Charles Jordan of McDonald, Tenn.; stepsister, Clovella Merriot of Battle Creek, Mich.; two grandchildren, Emily Poston and Koby Burdette and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Pierce Cemetery with Rev. Dale Wyrick officiating.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
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Arrangements by Coulter Garrison Funeral Home Inc., Dayton, Tennessee 37321.