Raymond (Ray) Lee Burkett, 48, of Las Vegas, entered eternal peace on September 6, 2022.
He was born on August 27, 1974 in Mount Vernon, Ohio.
Ray is survived by sons Austin (Kevin) Bisschen-Cox and Raymond Young; daughter Ayla Berger; granddaughter Willow Young; mother Claudia Burkett; Michael Motto who he lovingly referred to as “pops”; father Roy (Louisa) Burkett; brothers Michael (Niki) Burkett and Roy V. Burkett; sister Cheri Ann Manfred Rice; grandmothers Neta Cockrell and Ann Peterson; aunt Tina Cockrell and many other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Guardians fan. He enjoyed drawing and fishing. Ray was loyal and kind, he will missed by the many friends and acquaintances he met along his journey.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Alyssa Burkett; grandfathers Charles Cockrell and Jess Peterson; and great-grandmother Betty Cockrell.
The family would also like to acknowledge the care of the Clark County Coroner’s office and McDermott’s Funeral and Cremation Services.
A vigil will be held at a later date. Donations in Ray’s memory may be made to The Winter Sanctuary in Mount Vernon, Ohio.
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” Matthew 11:28