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John E Burton

April 5, 1935 ~ December 18, 2019 (age 84)

Obituary

 

Obituary of John E. Burton

 

 

John E. Burton, age 84, departed this life on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Delaware after a long illness.

 

He was born in Millsboro, Delaware on April 5, 1935, the son of the late Herbert L. Burton, Sr. and the late Florence E. Burton.  He was born a twin, where his twin brother James passed from illness during infancy.  He was born the ninth child of eighteen children.

 

He attended the Schools of Millsboro #204 and William C. Jason Comprehensive High School.  He worked at Super Fresh Store in Lewes, Delaware as a butcher until he retired.

 

John was full of fun and loved to play sports.  He will be sadly missed for his caring ways.

 

He was preceded in death by his brother: Herbert Lee Burton, Jr. and sisters: Anna M. Showell, C. Agnes Tankard, Dorothy E. Byrd, Frances E. Hardcastle and Mary I. Taylor.

 

John is survived by his brothers; William E. Burton, Charles T. Burton, Oliver V. Burton (Helen), H. Nelson Burton Sr. (Mary), and Joseph L. Burton.  His sisters: Martha V. Wise (Junior), Princess C. Purnell and Fay E. Burton  as well as a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, friends and a very close friend, Robin Irving.

 

Funeral services will be held at Dickerson Chapel A.M.E. Church, 28845 DuPont Boulevard, Millsboro Delaware on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM.  Friends are invited  from 10 AM to 11 AM for viewing and visitation.

 

Interment will be private

 

Letters of condolence may be emailed via

www.watsonfh.com

 

 

 

 

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Services

Viewing
Friday
December 27, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
DICKERSON CHAPEL AME CHURCH
28845 DUPONT BLVD
MILLSBORO, DE 19966

Funeral Service
Friday
December 27, 2019

11:00 AM
DICKERSON CHAPEL AME CHURCH
28845 DUPONT BLVD
MILLSBORO, DE 19966

Private Interment

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