Gregory P. Burrett
- December 1, 1960 - July 10, 2012
- East Leroy, Michigan
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“i miss you dad more and more as the days go by i wish you where here to c all the things that have changed! i luv you and always will!!! <3
1 of 19 | Posted by: heather - battle creek, MI
“It is an honor to have known and worked with Greg. He will be greatly missed! Shelly, we are keeping you and your family in our prayers. Godspeed...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Brent & Sarah Lincoln - MI
“I knew Greg from the Sheriff dept. I just want you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you. God must have a better plan for him up there. I am...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Dodie Thornton - Homer, MI
“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Shelly.
4 of 19 | Posted by: Kathy Plowman - Avon, IN
“Shelly thanks for sharing and incredible man with us. Greg always had a kind and funny word for me. He was a good friend and I will miss him greatly....Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Melvin & April Taylor - MI
“May God Bless the Burrett family.
6 of 19 | Posted by: Durk Dunham - Battle Creek, MI
“Shelly and Family, Our hearts go out to you. Greg was a wonderful person. May you find comfort and peace in your memories of your life together. ...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Mickey & John Everett - Marshall, MI
“Shelly...there are no words to comfort you the way you need. I can only let you know that I am a friend, and I am here if you ever need someone to...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Vicki Latimer - Battle Creek, MI
“To the family of Greg: From all of us in the Criminal Justice Office at Kellogg Community College we would extend our sincere condolences. We would...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Ron Ivey - Battle Creek, MI
“Greg was always pleasant to work with and talk with. I'm sorry to learn of his passing.
10 of 19 | Posted by: Christine Kosmowski - MI
“A joke, a prank, a smile, and a laugh were Greg's calling card. May you find peace and your family forever enjoy the memories you have left with...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Perry Hart - Caledonia, MI
“Uncle Greg was one of those men who enjoyed life and loved adventure as well as making people laugh...He was good-hearted and he is truly missed! I...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Lisa Olaveson - Albuquerque, NM
“Greg is my cousin. There are lots of fond memories. The one I remember the best is when my family went up there for Christmas. Even one morning,...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Dodie Cruce - Gainesville, TX
“To the Burrett family, please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
14 of 19 | Posted by: Debi (Arnett) Henry - Pekin, IL
“Greg has been a life long friend of our family and was always willing to help out. My grandpa, Leo Wright, will miss him dearly.
15 of 19 | Posted by: Lori Wright Bagwell - MI
“Shelly, Rhiannon, Heather, Matthew, Jim, Steve and Helen, this is such a difficult time endure. We'll be here to help you however we can. We love you!
16 of 19 | Posted by: Mike and Linda Harvey - Climax, MI
“What a true friend. I will greatly miss all the days of training the students and working together. What a fabulous man you were Greg. My prayers...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Charles Orr - Athens, MI
“My dearest pal, we always kept each other safe and we always knew what each other were thinking. I will miss you.
18 of 19 | Posted by: Steven Kim Hinkley - Homer, MI
“I served as a Reserve Officer at CCSO with Greg and recall his professionalism and passion for serving the community. He was a fine mentor and...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Larry Utterback - Mt. Juliet, TN
Gregory Paul Burrett, 51, of East Leroy, died July 10, 2012 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born December 1, 1960, the son of Larry and Margaret "Peggy" (Harvey) Burrett in Battle Creek. Gregory graduated from Climax High School and received an Associate Degree from Kellogg Community College. He worked for the city of Battle Creek in the Water Department and also as a reserve officer for the Calhoun County Sherriff Department. Gregory also served as a marine officer and taught both boating safety and hunting safety classes. He married Michelle Bonnell on August 1, 1987, she survives. He is also survived by his daughters, Rhiannon (Jon) Oldfied of Arizona, Heather Walmer of Battle Creek; son, Matthew Burrett of East Leroy; two grandchildren, Jeramiah Lee Walmer and Isabella Grace Oldfield; brothers, James (Kathy) Burrett of New Mexico, Stephen Burrett of Battle Creek; and sister, Helen (Steve) Hill of Bellevue. He was preceded in death by his parents, Larry and Margaret Burrett; and son Michael Burrett. Gregory was a reserve officer for 20 years with the Calhoun County Sheriff Department. He was a former volunteer fireman for Leroy Township and a marine officer with the Calhoun County Sherriff Department. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing guitar and drums and trips to Canada. Greg was an outdoorsman, cook, musician, and photographer. He was also a heavy-equipment operator, great handyman and creative inventor. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 until 9:00 p.m., Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Shaw Funeral Home. Services will take place 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2012 at Birchwood United Methodist Church with Rev. Bruce Kintigh officiating. Interment, Morgan Cemetery. Memorial donations may go to the Calhoun County Sheriff Department Hunter/Boater Safety Program. The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home. www.shawfuneralhome.com