He was born in Chipley, FL on December 29, 1938 to William Sanders and Lilly (Parker) Burnett.
David is preceded in death by his parents, his sisters; Evelyn Tuvell and Edna Rydd and his brother; Clarence Edward Burnett. He is survived by his sister; Peggy Sylvester and husband Butch, his daughters; Deborah DeVon Mayne and husband Eric, DeLaine Lea Bruce and husband Danny, Donna DeChelle Kelly and husband Eddie, and DeGreta Burnett Corbin and husband Charles, , 9 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 11:00A.M., Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations are to be made to Emerald Coast Hospice 1330 South Boulevard Chipley, Florida 32428.