Kemal Burnley
February 7, 1963 - September 12, 2017
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Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Monroe
1200 Lamy Lane
Monroe, LA 71201
318-323-9611 | Map
Friday 9/15, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Service
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Monroe
1200 Lamy Lane
Monroe, LA 71201
318-323-9611 | Map
Saturday 9/16, 2:00 pm
Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery
623 Hwy 80E
Monroe, LA 71203
318-343-1511 | Map
Saturday 9/16

\t A service in celebration of the life of Bobby Kemal Burnley will take place at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe, 1200 Lamy Lane. Dr. Mark Fenn will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Mulhearn Memorial Park in Monroe, Louisiana under the direction…

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Diana Suen left a message on September 22, 2017:
My sincere condolences to the Burnley family. I just heard of Kemal's passing. I met Kemal at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. I will always remember his wild curly hair and wire rimmed glasses, looking like my favorite Beatle, John Lennon. He was brilliant, creative, sweet and a truly good person. He lived in Berkeley, in a converted garage, and drove a beater that had been broken into so often that when it was parked, he left it unlocked, its windows and glove compartment open to show it had nothing left to steal. Kemal would come back from work with scratches and bruises from troubled kids he cared for, but he always spoke of them lovingly. Kemal met me before I became a mom, and was there to see my daughter running around in her tutu and cowboy boots. I treasure the wonderful memories - he will forever be that quirky wild haired 26 year old in my mind.
Nelda Kidd left a message on September 17, 2017:
Dear Patricia and the Burnley and Black families,We are so very sorry about your loss. With much love, fondly,The Paul Kidd Family
Noah and Liz Erickson left a message on September 16, 2017:
Kemal was always a bright, cheery light every time we had the pleasure of seeing him. Our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and co-workers he left behind. You are in our prayers.
Donna Shaw Easterling left a message on September 15, 2017:
Patricia , I am so very for your loss, I don't understand why things happen they way they do, but God has a plan for you , I am praying for you and your family in this hour of sadness
Audrey C. Hester left a message on September 15, 2017:
I met Kemal by shopping frequently at Fiesta for several years. It is a small world because my brother knows him also. Kemal worked at Kincaid's years ago and my brother was a customer. I am so happy I got a chance to meet Kemal! I am really going to miss his presence and his smile while asking me if I wanted a magazine. RIP Kemal
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Christine A Gilmer left a message on September 15, 2017:
Kemal, You were such a bright shining light!!! You ALWAYS had a smile to share and ALWAYS put a smile on my face!!! I enjoyed working with you at Rons and was so happy to see you when you would stop by for visits after you left. I pray comfort for your family and pray that the Lord will hold your lovely Patricia tight in His loving arms. I was SUPER EXCITED for the two of you when you got married. Rest now my friend. ALL MY LOVE
Julio left a message on September 14, 2017:
I knew Kemal in the late 1990s, but lost touch over the years. He always deserved better back then, and he found better.
Susan Wise Barringer left a message on September 14, 2017:
Glenda, so sorry to hear about the loss of your son. He must have been a wonderful man. I know you have many memories to cherish!
Randy Allen left a message on September 14, 2017:
Kemal you will be missed my friend. God speed my brother.
Dianne Green left a message on September 13, 2017:
Kevin & Burnley families, so sorry to read about Kemal. I enjoyed when he would come help Kevin with the house across the street from me. Was always a welcome sight to see these two tall men!!! Prayers and love for all of you.
Lisa Ratcliff McClane left a message on September 13, 2017:
My heartfelt sympathy to all of you. Kemal was in my little brother's class at Neville, and they were friends. I remember him from when we all used to run around at the YMCA. My friends and I would be trying to catch Kevin's eye, and Kemal and my brother Wes and Glenn Briley would be running around teasing us and acting like young boys do. In recent years, Kemal friended me on Facebook and I got to learn more about him as an adult. What a wonderful, kind, caring person he became! It seems he always saw the bright side of life and the best side of those around him. It was a privilege to get to know him just a little bit. I don't know what happened, but I am so sad to know that his light has gone from our world. I pray that you all can hold the treasure of his spirit close while you go through the tough days ahead.
Sheila McLemore McCarty left a message on September 13, 2017:
Kemal, your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. Friends have said so many nice things about you. I hope you knew how much you were loved. You will be missed!! Rest easy, my friend.
Sandra Sciara left a message on September 13, 2017:
I am so happy that I got to know Kemal through his sister Kellison. He was a man with such a sweet and kind spirit. I thank God I was able to call Kemal a friend.
Sandra Sciara left a message on September 13, 2017:
I am so happy that I got to know Kemal through his sister Kellison. He was a man with such a sweet and kind spirit. I thank God that I was able to call Kemal a friend.
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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