BURNETTE, Jerry Dwayne; 63 of Mechanicsville, VA passed away Monday, June 21, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth Wayne, and Martha Rolland Burnette. Jerry is survived by his beloved wife of 36 years, Yvonne Dunn Burnette; 2 sons, Tyler Dwayne Burnette (Lindsay) and Christopher Ryan Burnette; 2 sisters, Debra Wood and Terri Brooks (Mike); the family cat, Maya; and many other relatives and friends. Jerry enjoyed riding motorcycles, playing poker, fishing, a good campfire, and most of all, spending time with his loving wife, Yvonne. He was a US Marine Corp veteran, and spent 41 years of his life working at Bear Island Paper Company. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Wildlife Center of Virginia, 1800 S. Delphine Ave., Waynesboro, VA 22980. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, July 31, 2021, from 4 – 8 pm at Tredegar Iron Works, 500 Tredegar St. Richmond, VA 23219.
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