|Birth: ||Sep. 2, 1924|
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 2008|
Dub, of Buna, passed away at the Medical Center after a prolonged illness.
Born to Walter Lester Burton, Sr. and John Parton Burton, he married Julia Lincecum Burton on January 18, 1948. She preceded him in death after 59 yrs 11 months of marriage. They moved to Buna in October, 1953.
"Big John" retired from Dupont, Orange after thirty + yrs. He loved his cows, horses, hunting, fishing and football. He was always a cattle rancher, and could be seen at the Kirbyville Auction Barn most Wednesdays and Saturdays. He owned and operated the Rocky Valley Ranch in Rock Spring, Texas for 15 yrs; he was a founding member of the Buna Bridle Club; a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason and a Shriner as well as a member of the First United Methodist Church of Buna.
Survivors include his children, George Patton Burton, Christine O. Moss, and Roy Clayton Burton; grandchildren, Ashley J. Burton, John C. Occaso, and BayLee Burton; his brother John William "Billy" Burton, and numerous nieces & nephews.
Walter Lester Burton (1901 - 1990)
John Sealy Partin Burton (1901 - 1994)
Julia Loraine Lincecum Burton (1928 - 2007)
Created by: jrrmr910
Record added: Mar 31, 2008
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