Gerald F. Burkett, 79, went home to be with the Lord on September 11, 2019. He was a lifetime member of the Akron community. He worked at Firestone Tire & Rubber, as a school crossing guard, and he retired from Rotek after many years of service. He is preceded in death by his son, Gerald Jr., parents, sisters, and brothers. He leaves to cherish his loving memory, wife, Alberta; sons, Brian (Jewell) and Joshua (Brittany) Burkett; daughter, Kathreen Cook and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
Condolences may be sent to 634 Elbon Ave. Akron, Ohio 44306.