Burl Sexton

August 31, 1941 ~ December 29, 2019 (age 78)


Burl Sexton was born August 31, 1941 in Pinetop, Kentucky to Robert and Lucinda Taylor Sexton. He passed away December 29, 2019 in Whitesburg, Kentucky at the age of 78. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 1 sister: George Sexton, Verna Owens, Edward Sexton, Marvin Sexton, and Paul Wendell Sexton.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marie Sexton and two sons, Mike (Elsie) Sexton and Chris (Crissy) Sexton. He had 8 grandchildren: Michael, Stephanie, Natasha, Andrea, Cassie, Camille, Reece, and Emily; 13 great grandchildren. He is also survived by 2 sisters, Desta Baker and Norma Jean Caudill.

He was a coal miner for many years and a member of Colson Baptist Church.

Funeral: 11:00 O'clock A.M. Friday, January 3, 2020 at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel with Scottie Amburgey officiating. Visitation: 6:00 P.M. Thursday at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine, Kentucky.

To plant a tree in memory of Burl Sexton, please visit our tribute store.


January 2, 2020

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Letcher Funeral Home
102 Main St
Whitesburg, KY 41858

Funeral Service
January 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Letcher Funeral Home
102 Main St
Whitesburg, KY 41858

© 2020 Letcher Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA