Mannard E. Burchett, 83, of Hampton, formerly of Gloucester, passed away on April 20, 2021. He was born in Montcalm, West Virginia, on February 8, 1938. Mannard graduated from the Apprentice School in Newport News, Virginia, class of 1960. He worked at the Newport News Shipbuilding, the Naval Weapons Station, and retired from the Defense General Supply Center in 1997.
Most important to Mannard was his relationship with Jesus Christ, his family, and his service to others. He instilled in his family the importance of a relationship with Christ and shared his faith over the years through volunteering in jail ministry, working in children’s ministry, teaching Sunday School, singing in the choir, and serving as a deacon.
Mannard is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 62 years, Patricia Turner Burchett; daughter, Tina Morton (Harvey), and son, Brian Burchett (Sonya). Mannard is also survived by five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
In lieu of a memorial service and visitation, please leave a favorite memory of Mannard or encouraging words at parklawn-woodfh.com.