Gerald W. “Brother” Burt

Gerald W. “Brother” Burt

February 17, 1960 — April 9, 2014
Funeral services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson for Gerald W. “Brother” Burt, 54, born and raised in McComb, Miss., and a resident of Patterson for the past 24 years, who passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening at his home.
The Rev. Joe Thibeau will officiate the service. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Ibert’s Mortuary. Funeral services will resume in McComb, Miss., Monday, April 14, 2014, from 5 to 9 p.m., with service time at 7 p.m. at Jones Family Funeral Services LLC, 905 Park Drive, McComb, MS, 39648. The Rev. David Millican will officiate the service.
Gerald was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a great friend to all who knew him. He was the founder and owner along with his wife, Charlotte, of GC Tech for many years and recently began working with Eagle Marine Services as the advanced system superintendent.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, J.W. and Dottie Burt; his two daughters, Melissa Boyd Self and Crystal “Cassie” Boyd; two grandchildren, Alexis Skye Self and Bradley Gaines Carter; one sister, Terrie Burt Redd; and his sister-in-law, Anna Adams Wacker and her husband, Charlie.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Adams Burt; his mother, Katherine Mixon Burt; and one sister, Vickie Elaine Burt.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made in Brother’s memory to the ASPCA,; Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675,; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105,; or to the National Rifle Association,
Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary Inc., 1111 Lia St., Patterson, LA 70392; phone, 985-395-7873.

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