|Birth: ||Jan. 20, 1990|
|Death: ||Feb. 27, 2013|
Corporal Rodney Wilson "Wil" Burton, age 23, of Trent Woods, North Carolina, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013. He was born January 20, 1990, in Texarkana, Texas, to Rodney R. and Yleeta Burton.
Cpl. Burton joined the Marine Corps in July 2008, as a Consolidated Automated Support Systems Technician. He deployed with the Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 16 to Afghanistan in 2010. His awards include the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, and two Navy Unit Commendation ribbons.
Cpl. Burton was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Raymond"Hooks" and Ann Burton; and maternal great-grandfather, Thomas E. Brady
He is survived by his parents; wife, Brittany Vaughn Burton of Louisville, KY; maternal grandmother, Belinda Crews of Springfield, MO; maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Brady of Bisbee, AZ; sisters, Hannah Powell and husband, Jamie of Greenbrier, AR; Callie Coe Davis and husband, Jon of Springhill, LA; and Nicole Burton of Las Vegas, NV; three nephews, Gunner, Trigger, and Kenneth James "KJ"; one niece, Soraya; special friend, Amy Arthur of North Carolina; and numerous close family and friends.
Cpl. Burton will be given a service with military honors at the Bradley Baptist Church in Bradley, AR, with Bro. Aaron Legget and Bro. Todd Pickard officiating. Interment will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Bradley under the direction of Smith Funeral Homes of Stamps, AR.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 877-832-6997, the Semper Fi Fund, 760-725-3680, or other military charity organizations.
Walnut Hill Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 08, 2013
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