GIBSON CITY — Kyle A. Burdette, 47, of Gibson City, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City.

A celebration of his life will be at noon Monday, March 18, at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, March 18, at the funeral home. 

Mr. Burdette was born Sept. 17, 1971, in Urbana, a son of Clifford Dean and Alice Dryer Burdette. He married Kimberly Kaiser on May 31, 1997, in Gibson City.

Surviving are his loving wife, Kimberly Burdette of Gibson City; two daughters, Samantha Kaiser of Anchor and Paytyn Burdette of Gibson City; a granddaughter, Skylar; his mother, Alice Burdette of Pinellas Park, Fla.; a brother, Greg (Rhonda) Burdette of Urbana; a sister, Lynn (Ray Raulerson) Collins of Largo, Fla.; and his in-laws,  Ken and Diane Kaiser of Anchor.

He was preceded in death by his father and an uncle, Bud Dryer.

Mr. Burdette graduated from Paxton High School in 1989. He was employed by K&K Coating in Gibson City for 25 years. He also had worked at Furniture World in Rantoul with his father.

Mr. Burdette had a love for music and was a bass guitar player in several area bands. He was an avid Chicago Bears fan, NASCAR and Indy race car fan and really enjoyed fishing. He loved his family and enjoyed his friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to an education fund for his daughter.

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