Obituary for Jerry Lee Burkett

Jerry Lee Burkett

Jerry L. Burkett, 59, of Pierceton, died Sunday April 24, 2022 at Kosciusko Community Hospital. He was born in Martin KY on March 6, 1963, the son of (the late) Donald R. and Betty (Sexton) Burkett.

Jerry was employed by Lippert Components in Elkhart in the travelling maintenance dept.

He is survived by his daughter, Jessica (Jamison) Shepherd of Pierceton; grandsons, Logan & Jaxton Shepherd; sisters, Donna (Bob) Tusing of Mesquite TX and Annie (Mandy) Espinoza & Mary Espinoza, both of Pierceton.

Private Family Services. Arrangements through McHatton Sadler Funeral Chapel, 105 S. First St, Pierceton.

The family’s preferred memorial is The Wounded Warrior Project, online at or by mail at P.O. Box 758516, Topeka KS, 66675-8516. To share a remembrance of Jerry or to offer condolences to his family, please visit us at

Sign Guestbook or Send Condolences

If you would like to sign Jerry Lee Burkett's guestbook, or send condolences to the family, please fill out the form below. We will make sure to add your name to the guestbook at the service, and/or send the family condolences on your behalf.

Due to the personal nature of condolences, they cannot be viewed on our website once submitted. Please call us with any questions at 574-267-7123. Thank you.