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Micah J. Burnett


Marine Corps

Date of Birth:

Date of Death:

June 2, 1995

July 14, 2016

Place of Death:


Cemetery Location:

Grave site:

Oceanside, California

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June 2, 1995 – July 14, 2016

Corporal Micah Jameson Burnett, 21, beloved son, brother and husband passed unexpectedly Thursday, July 14 at his home in Oceanside, California.

Micah was born in Manhattan, Kansas on June 2, 1995 to Alicia Neely and Richard Burnett. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 2013. He enlisted in the Marine Corps the day after his 18th birthday with Dominick Tompkins, his brother-in-arms.

Micah married Nicole Carlin of Newport Beach, California on April 22, 2016, in Seattle, Washington. They moved to California in May 2016 for his duty assignment in the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, the most decorated infantry battalion in the Marine Corps.

Micah leaves behind his wife Nicole Burnett of the home in Oceanside, California; his parents, Alicia Neely of Burlington, Washington, and Richard Burnett (Sharon) of Garden City, Kansas; his stepfather, Rick Engstrom of Vancouver, Washington; sister Adrienne Neely (Will Landis) and brother Richard Burnett; grandmothers Joyce Neely and Anna Burnett; as well as six aunts, four uncles and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers Art Neely and Dick Engstrom.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 27 at Kern Funeral Chapel in Mount Vernon, Washington.
A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 28 at the chapel with a reception prior to service at noon.

Memorial contributions may be made in Micah’s honor to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Share condolences and memories of Micah online at Arrangements are in the care of Kern Funeral Home.

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