Bobby R. Burnett

  • Born: January 15, 1947
  • Died: January 1, 2013
  • Location: Glenwood, Arkansas

Davis-Smith Funeral Home

2205 Airport Road
Hot Springs National, AR 71913
Tel. (501) 767-8700

Tribute & Message From The Family

Bobby R. Burnett, age 65, of Glenwood, died, Tuesday, January 1, 2013. He was born on January 15, 1947 in Hot Springs, the son of James Matthew Burnett and Lola Mae Bates Burnett. On April 30, 1980, he married Bessie House. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Roberta Gail Burnett; his sister and brother-in-law, Patsy and Norman Weise; and one niece, Tina Kipp. He was a United States Army Veteran and was a victim of Agent Orange during his service in Vietnam. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was employed by the United States Postal Service. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, who will be missed greatly and remembered as a hero! He is survived by his wife Bessie Burnett of Glenwood; two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Amy Burnett of Glenwood and Raymond and Keri Burnett of Monticello; one daughter, Monica Burnett of Glenwood; one brother and sister-in-law, James and Linda Burnett of Hot Springs; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Nancy Burnett of Hot Springs and Wanda and Elbert Sanders of Port Angeles, Washington; one grandchild, Nicholas Burnett of Glenwood; many nieces, nephews and a host of wonderful friends. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Monday, January 7, 2013 in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Hot Springs, with President Kimball Palmer officiating. Visitation will be 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Sunday afternoon. Interment will be at Lowe Cemetery, under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot Springs. Thaddeus H. Caraway Post #2278 will provide full Military Honors, as well as pallbearers. Guest registry is at


Condolence & Memory Journal

We are very sorry to hear of your loss. I know Bobby will be greatly missed. I remember times visiting Bobby and family and he was always very hospitable and a very caring person. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We Love You All. The Irving Family

Posted by Julianna Irving - Amarillo, TX   January 17, 2013

Bessie and family So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jim and pat Constantino

Posted by constantino - glenwood, AR   January 10, 2013

Bessie you and bobby where always there for me and my kids. Bobby will be greatly missed. I am so sorry for your loss. I only have good thoughts of him he was a good man.with God's help you and your children will get pass this.I am only a phone call away ,day or night.

Posted by tater - AR   January 07, 2013

So sorry for your loss you are in my prayers.

Posted by Keith Risner - Glenwood, AR   January 06, 2013

Robert, Amy, Nicholas and family our most heart felt condolences to you and your whole family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Carol and Bruce Brady. I informed Mike and his family, who now live in Colorado, of your loss too. They also send their thoughts and prayers to you.

Posted by Carol Brady - Hot Springs, AR   January 06, 2013

We offer our condolences to the family. Our prayers will be with you for strength.

Posted by Tommy & Judy Glenn - Hot Springs, AR   January 06, 2013

Bessie and All of the Burnett family, May god be with you in this time and comfort you all. So sorry for your loss, he will be greatly missed in this world. Bobby Ray was a Great Man. Love you all.

Posted by Vickie Cooper Siegenthaler - Oklahoma City, OK   January 06, 2013

I was shocked to no that Bobby had Passed My Love goes out to all Bobby's Friends And Family, I'm Glade to know he was Christian Man Cause Bobby "I'll see ya Later" Kuz, Butch.

Posted by Butch Cooper - Mabelvale, AR   January 06, 2013

Dear Friends, we are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our prayers and thoughts at this time, just remember all the good times and know that he is in a better place. God Bless Love Linda, Presley & Cody Robertson Brenda & Tony Humphrey

Posted by Linda Robertson - Glenwood, AR   January 06, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. Bob was a great man and will be missed. He always had a smile and a kind word every time I saw him.

Posted by Sue Pate - Glenwood, AR   January 05, 2013

Sorry for your loss, of a good man ,God will welcome him home.! My love for you all!GOD BLESS YOU

Posted by Mark Loy - Okla City, OK   January 05, 2013

Bessie, I am so sorry to see that Bobby has passed. He was a good man and I know you will miss him so much. May God comfort and keep you and your family in this time of need. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Dee

Posted by Dee Stotts Hood - Hot Springs, AR   January 04, 2013