Jeffery Burnett

April 3, 1957July 6, 2020

Jeffery Kyle Burnett, affectionately known as “Bubbe”, was born on April 3rd, 1957 and his sudden departure on July 6th, 2020 has left us all deeply saddened. A native Houstonian, Jeff graduated from Dobie High School. Following in his parents’ footsteps he entered the electrical industry and began his career as a lighting rep at Putterman, Scharck & Associates in 1978 to date. Preceded in death by his parents, Richard Burnett and Mary Frances Burnett. Left to cherish his memory are his adoring sister, Cindy Sitterle, her husband, Steve Radcliffe, and stepsister, Debbe Wilson. Nephews and their families: Allen Paul and sons, Kyle, Austin, Evan and Travis; Brandon, April, Skylar and Logan Sitterle; Trey, Elizabeth, and Layla Sitterle; Scott, Krista, Reed and Drew Sitterle. Chosen Nephews: Ryan Parr and Garth Vickers. Numerous loved cousins and many treasured friends. Jeff developed a love of Lake Travis from his special uncle, George Kyle, and built his weekend home in Windermere in 1992. Countless great times with family and friends were shared over the years. Jeff would spend endless hours towing anyone for water activities on the lake. Jeff treasured family and his animals. An avid boxer lover, he recently lost his best pal, Kimber, and deeply grieved for her. If so desired, a donation in Jeff’s memory may be made to Senior Paws/Last Wishes, 3036 Antoine Dr., Houston, Texas 77092. IN MEMORY OF KIMBER (Click ABOUT on the home page, chose 501c from drop down. Due to COVID, a memorial service will be announced at a later date.


  • Cindy Sitterle, Sister


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Reecie Lucas

July 27, 2020

My dear Jeffy, it's been 3 weeks and I still find myself picking up my phone to text or call you. You were the first friend I made after starting at Putterman, Scharck. You have been, at times, my sanity. You are the most selfless person I know, always going above and beyond to help someone out. I miss you soooo deeply. My heart and soul are broken. I could not have loved you any more had you been a spouse or family.
Thank you for the laughs, the memories, the love.
"It's been a long day without you, my friend and I'll tell you all about it when I see you again"

Tom Kretzschmar

July 18, 2020

I am so saddened to learn of Jeff’s passing. Although I never got to know Jeff on a personal level, I always enjoyed working with him at Putterman Scharck & Associates. He made selling lights fun and always had a positive attitude. The lighting community has lost a good one!

Tom Kretzschmar

Sharon Hodges

July 16, 2020

I am so very sad for your loss of Jeff. We were neighbors in Windermere from 1995-2000, and kept up after. I enjoyed many fun times with Jeff and your mom, and so valued their kindness and friendship.
Sharon Hodges
Dallas, TX

Trey Sitterle

July 13, 2020

I will greatly miss my Uncle Bubbe, and know my wife and daughter feel the same; all of the family! Bubbe was so much to us, and did so much for us without hesitation. He was a wealth of knowledge we tapped into all the time, and with no college degree was still one of the most intelligent people I’ve ever met. He had a life degree in architecture, engineering & design, horticulture, construction management, distribution, MBA, real estate, pool design, and I’m certain I’m forgetting other areas as well.
Our lake trips will never be the same without him, nor the holidays, birthday parties, and all our get-togethers he’d often help host at his home. He was more than an uncle to me, and I will miss him dearly every day of my life!
We love you Bubbe,
Trey, Elizabeth, and Layla

Sidney Sparks Dawson

July 12, 2020

This breaks my heart to hear of Jeff’s passing. I am stunned. I never got to visit him enough. But thoughts of him always make me smile, and warm my heart. I always felt a very loving connection to him ever since childhood. So sorry for this loss. Rest In Peace Jeff. ♥️

Cindy Sitterle

July 11, 2020

Sofia Watts

July 10, 2020

Sofia Watts

July 10, 2020

Jeff , I loved your stories about oletimes, I loved you and always will , you loved Ryan unconditionally, , and he loved you,I will make sure River knows his Uncle Jeff
! I promise. Thank you for everything!!

Cindy Sitterle

July 10, 2020

How blessed I was to have you as my brother. I will forever miss you and keep you close in my heart. Our trio dwindled way too soon and it's heartbreaking. Rest In Peace, Jeffery Kyle!
Always, "Sis"

Matt Stone

July 9, 2020

I will miss Jeff more than I know how to express. Thank you Jeff for your friendship, love and all the memories.