Gordon Lee Burkett, age 75, Cynthiana, died Friday, September 30, 2022 at his residence. Born in Naomi, Kentucky to the late James Dewey “JD” and Mildred Henderson Burkett, he was a sensi for the Cynthiana Sin-The Shaolin-Do and active in the Sin The Karate School in Lexington. Gordon loved boating and fishing on Lake Cumberland where he was born and raised. He was a diehard University of Kentucky Wildcat fan.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia “PJ” Cornett Burkett; a daughter, Kimberly (Troy) Webster; a sister, Janice Palmer and three grandchildren, Emmaleigh Taylor Webster, Samuel James Webster and Sawyer Gage Webster.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 P.M. Monday, October 3, 2022 at the Cynthiana Sin-The Shaolin-Do by Jeffrey Jackson with visitation beginning at 4:00 P.M. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at Lakeside Memorial Gardens, 4790 West Highway 80, Somerset, Kentucky 42503.