Darrell Lee Burton, 72 of Edinburgh, Indiana passed away Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Indiana after a short illness. He was born January 19, 1948 in Edinburgh. He was the son of Malcom and Velma (Cowan) Burton. He married Norma (Monday) Burton on July 1, 1967 and she survives. He is also survived by his sons, Curt (Debby) Burton of Edinburgh, Indiana and Bryant (Brenda) Burton of Franklin, Indiana, grandchildren, Dustin (Carleigh) Burton of Columbus, Indiana, Devin (Olivia) Burton of Edinburgh, Indiana, Corbin Burton of Franklin, Indiana, and Abby Burton of Franklin, Indiana, great-grandchildren, Ruby Lee Burton of Columbus, Indiana and Dawson Lee Burton of Edinburgh, Indiana, siblings, Linda Kay (Ronnie) Estes of Edinburgh, Indiana, Malcom “Shorty” (Vicki) Burton of Edinburgh, Indiana, and Jeanett (Wallace) Adams of Peoga, Indiana, uncles, Dick Cowan of Edinburgh, Indiana and Cliff Cowan of Edinburgh, Indiana, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gerald Burton.
Darrell was a proud member and former trustee of the Edinburgh Separate Baptist Church. He retired from the Town of Edinburgh as the Electric Superintendent after 45 years of service.
A private family service will be conducted by Reverend Danny Bailey on Monday, December 7, 2020 at Edinburgh Separate Baptist Church. Calling will be on Sunday from 3:00 until 6:00 PM at the church. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to, Edinburgh Separate Baptist Church¸905 S. Main Street, Edinburgh, Indiana, 46124.
This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.