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BURNETT, JOSEPH P. "JAY," 52, of Louisville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 15, 2012.

He was born June 8, 1960 in Louisville, the son of Eloise Leonard Burnett and the late Joseph P. Burnett, Sr. He was a salesman for General Rubber and Supply Company and a former purchasing director for Shaw Aerospace Industries.

Jay graduated from Anchorage School, Stetson College and studied Business Administration at the University of Louisville. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a member of the Elks and had a passion for car racing.

He is survived by his mother and step-father, Eloise B. and John Yartz; sister, Cherie Burnett Butler of Lexington; two brothers, Rob Hageman and Rick (Libba) Hageman both of Louisville; niece, Mary Hageman; nephews, Ricky and James Hageman and a great nephew, Peyton Hoge Hageman.

A celebration of Jay's life will be at noon Friday at Pearson Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Cave Hill Cemetery, meeting at the Broadway entrance at 10:45 a.m.

Memorial gifts in the form of contributions may be made to Kentucky Humane Society or St. Luke's Capital Fund.