Ronald John Burnett went to his heavenly home Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Ron was born in Newton Aug. 21, 1945, to Arnold and Vera Burnett. Ron graduated from Newton High School in 1963. After serving in the U.S.A.F. for 21 years, he retired and settled in the Oklahoma City area. He enjoyed a second career working for contractors at the Federal Aviation Administration.
He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Sells Burnett of Altus, Okla.; his daughter, Rhonda Magruder and her husband, John; his son-in-law, Olan Sides; four grandchildren, Pierce, Alina, Elara and Dresden, all of Mustang, Okla.; and his sister, Joy Oswalt and her husband Glen of Newton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Linda Burnett; and his daughter, Lora Sides.
Ron was laid to rest in a graveside service with military honors in Mustang, Okla.