The Union Recorder


October 5, 2013

Michael “Tyler” Burdette obit, Oct. 5, 2013

Michael “Tyler” Burdette

MILLEDGEVILLE — Michael “Tyler” Burdette, 27, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Memorial Health University Medical Center.

Tyler lived in Savannah most of his life. He attended Savannah Christian Church and was the general manager of Zaxby’s Restaurant in Port Wentworth.  He loved his Georgia Bulldogs, NASCAR, darts, country music and fishing.  His most favorite thing was playing with his son Jaxen.  Tyler loved people of all ages, color and background.  He never met a stranger.

Survivors include his wife; Brittni Burdette of Garden City; a son, Jaxen Burdette; his mother, Ann Eaker (Ray) of Richmond Hill; his father, Michael Burdette (Lisa) of Richmond Hill; brother, Logan Eaker of Richmond Hill; step-brother, Kolby Eaker of Penn.; maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Elizabeth Kenyon of Milledgeville; paternal grandmother, Shelby Howard of Ludowici; maternal grandfather, Shorty (Martha) Burdette of Savannah; great-grandmother, Maggie Lois Kenyon of Milledgeville; mother-in-law, Donna Brown of Garden City; uncles, Ken Kenyon and Bryan Burdette; aunt, Kathy Kenyon; and several other family members.

Visitation will be 5 until 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel.  

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel with burial to follow at Bonaventure Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the Jaxen Burdette Trust at Richmond Hill Bank, P.O. Box 1007, Richmond Hill, Ga. 31324.

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