Benjamin Richard “Benny” Burt, 71 of Navarre Beach, Florida, passed away, Sunday, September 29, 2019.
Benny was a native of Evergreen, Alabama. He was a retired U.S. Postal Service employee, with 34 years of service; and a member of the Navarre United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mack Burt and Maude Jones; his brothers, Douglas Burt, Mickey Burt, and Carey Jones Jr.; his sister, Billy Jean Quinley; and his nephew, Ray Etheridge.
Benny is survived by his wife of 53 years, Shirley Ann Burt, of Navarre, Florida; a son, Danny (Stacey) Burt of Mobile, Alabama; a daughter, Tanya (Paul) Rowburrey, of Warner Robins, Georgia; two grandsons, Brooks Rowburrey and Tanner Rowburrey; and one granddaughter, Adeline Burt. He is also survived by his sisters, Karen Jones, Pat Boykin and Betty Cagle; and his brother, Jimmy Jones.
Memorial Services for Benny Burt will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 12, 2019, at Navarre United Methodist Church, Navarre, Florida, with Rev. Alan Cassidy officiating.
Lewis Funeral Home of Navarre has been entrusted with arrangements.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Covenant Hospice Care for the love and care given to their husband, father, grandfather and brother, during his time of illness.
The family requests memorial donations may be made in Benny’s name, to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, for Parkinson’s Research online or mail to:
The Michael J. Fox Foundation
PO Box 5014
Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014
or to Covenant Care in Pensacola, online at www.choosecovenant.org/donate/