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No services are pending at this time for William O’Neil Burchett.

Burchett, 57, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Sierra Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.

He was born Dec. 14, 1959, in Springfield, Ohio, to Harry and Billie Burchett. The family came to Artesia in 1961.

William was an avid reader and also enjoyed working on computers.

Those left to carry on include son Christopher Burchett of Louisa, Ky.; his father, Harry Burchett, and wife Maria of Artesia; brothers Gene Burchett and wife Faye of Sweetwater, Texas, Don Burchett and Harry Burchett Jr., both of Artesia, Ray Burchett and wife Pam of Twin Falls, Idaho, and James Burchett of El Paso; and sister Jerri Burchett of Artesia.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Billie Burchett; sister Susan Savage; and brother Sean Burchett.