William Carle Burkett, 89, went to be with the Lord on November 2, 2018. He was born June 16, 1929 in Elkhart, Indiana. He married Mary Virginia Huber of Marion, Indiana. Together they served the Lord pastoring, then in full time missions work, ministering in 49 countries with extensive missionary work in Russia. He started Commission Inc. which ministered to pastors and churches worldwide and will continue under the leadership of his daughter.

He is survived by his daughter Penny Burkett of Anderson, Missouri, his son, Dan and wife Vicki Burkett, Grandchildren - Stephanie and Ryan Cavazos, Jennifer and Lee Statham, Great grandchildren – Taylor and Ashlyn Cavazos, Logan and Lincoln Statham, all of Waxahachie.

A family graveside service was held in Missouri. A Memorial service is planned for Saturday, November 17th, in Alabama. Memorials may be made to Commission Inc.