William Norris Burt, 80, of Linton and formerly of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2006 at Union Hospital of Terre Haute.
Born April 23, 1926 in Jackson County, Ark., he was the son of Sydney and Pinkie Pearl (Sammons) Burt.
He worked as an electrician for Chrysler Electric Plant in Indianapolis, retiring in 1988. He served in the United States Navy in the South Pacific during World War II and was a member of the Pleasant Grove Church of Christ near Linton.
He was a Past Grand Marshal Indiana Masonic Lodge, Past Worshipful Master of the Farmers Masonic Lodge and Past Worthy Patron of the Flat Rock Chapter of Eastern Star
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen (Hill) Burt; five daughters, Ann Bullock of Norfolk, Va., Sue Burt of Linton, Janice Ledford of Shelbyville, Brenda Mott of Little Lake, Mich., and Pat Burt of Linton; two sons, Bill Burt of Shelbyville and Roger Burt of Franklin; and one sister, Glenna Crabb of Tuckerman, Ark.; 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Tony Leford; three brothers; and one sister.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Arlington East Hill Cemetery in Arlington.
Friends may call 5-8 p.m. on Monday at Murphy Parks Funeral Service in Shelbyville with a Masonic Service conducted at 7 p.m.
Welch-Cornett Funeral Home in Linton handled the local arrangements and visitation that was Sunday.
Online condolences may be made at www.welchcornett.com.