Barry Taylor Burnette
Barry Taylor Burnette
  • June 8, 1955 - August 29, 2017
  • Mt Pleasant, South Carolina

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MOUNT PLEASANT - Barry Taylor Burnette, 62, of Columbia SC, passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at MUSC in Charleston after a brief illness. Born June 8, 1955, he was the son of the late Ray W. and Judy B. Burnette.

Barry graduated from Keenan High School and the University of South Carolina. He retired from SCANA Corporation after a 40 year career in tax and strategic planning.

Barry enjoyed "taking" golf lessons from Jimmy Koosa, cooking, Gamecock sports, politics and playing the stock market. Barry was very involved in coaching youth sports and the Dreher Athletic Booster Club while his children were growing up.

Barry is survived by his children, Andrew and Page and their mother, Martha Nelson Burnette; Annette Haggard Burnette; siblings, Cindy (Wayne) Grimsley, Kathy Burnette, Andy (Caren) Burnette; and father-in-law, Frank Nelson. He was preceded in death by his parents and mother-in-law, Mary Jo Nelson.

A memorial celebration will be held at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 6- 8 p.m.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to your favorite charity.

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