Shirley Roscoe Burdette, died Wednesday, February 29, 2012, after 91 wonderful years.
He was born on April 30, 1920, in Guysville, Ohio, son of the late Abe and Ila Columbia Chapman Burdette.
Roscoe was a member of the Vanderhoof Baptist Church of Coolville. He was the owner of Burdette Camper Sales in Coolville, Ohio, and was a member of the Carpenters Union. He also worked at Simmons Chevrolet and Cadillac in Pomeroy, Ohio. He retired at age 69.
Roscoe enjoyed spending time at horse shows, cattle shows and many other events.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marguerite (Clark) Burdette; two brothers, Jack Burdette and Clinton Burdette; and his sister, Marguerite (Burdette) Boston.
He is survived by two sons, Scott (Sonja) Burdette and Jerry (Joy) Burdette; and one daughter, Shirley (Craig) Hapner. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Steven Burdette, Stephanie (Burdette) Abbott, Jill (Burdette) Kasler, Jane (Burdette) Smith, John Burdette, Ryan McKinley, Brett Hapner and Heather Hapner; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 5, 2012, at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, Coolville, Ohio, with Pastor Craig Holler officiating. Burial will be in the Coolville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 5-8 p.m. and one hour prior to service on Monday.
You can sign the online guestbook at www.white-schwarzelfuneralhome.com.