Burl Flatt, 80, Benton passed away at 4:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at Baptist Health Paducah surrounded by his family.
Burl was a member and deacon of the First Missionary Baptist Church where he loved and served many. He played a vital role in the community as he served on the zoning board of the city of Benton, was an active member for many years in the Benton Kiwanis Club. He was a charter member of the Benton Golf & Country Club. Burl was a career car dealer and salesman for sixty years. He was a proud veteran serving as a corporal and paratrooper in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by two daughters, Phyl Brien and husband, Charlie, Fran Gold and husband Larry; one son, Stephen Flatt and wife, Leslie; five wonderful grandsons, Bo Brien, Zach Brien, Sam Gold, Bryson Burl Flatt, & Cade Flatt; sister, Virginia Gunter; brother, Gerald Flatt; his beloved church family and many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Judy Boyd Flatt, parents, Bail and Vivian Flatt, brother, Ray Flatt and sisters Geneva Capuzi and Betty Tatum.
A funeral service was held Saturday, Feb. 16, at First Missionary Baptist Church. Bro. Alan Miller, Bro. Steve Smith & Charlie Brien officiated. Burial followed at the Benton Cemetery. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made to the First Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund, 100 West 13th St., Benton, Ky., 42025.
Condolences may be sent online at www.filbeckcannking.com.