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William Roger "Pops" Burchett

March 23, 1958 — November 25, 2022

William Roger “Pops” Burchett, born March 23, 1958, was reunited with his beloved Pat on November 25, 2022. Roger retired after 44 years as a diesel truck mechanic for the City of Knoxville and KUB in 2020. He was a veteran of the USAF. He is preceded in death by his best friend and wife, Patricia (Johnston); mother, Dorothy (Williams) and father, Billy Joe Burchett. 


He is survived by his daughter and “Daddy’s girl”, Tracie Beeler and stepson, Jason Johnston; grandchildren, Jareth, Gryffin, and Harlie Beeler, and Thomas Johnston; great-grandchildren, Jinx and Serenity Johnston; sister, Susan French; brother, Todd Burchett; nephews, Josh Burchett and Mason Brabston. 


 A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1:30 PM, Sunday, December 4th, 2022, at Friendsville First Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Gowder officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Samaritan’s Purse in his memory. 



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Celebration of Life

Sunday, December 4, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Friendsville First Baptist Church

403 North Farnum Street, Friendsville, TN 37737

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