Roger Burton, 69, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Friday, October 13, 2017 at 2:55 P.M. at his home after a short illness.
He was born August 25, 1948, in Adair County. He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Burton, his mother, Margaret Rice Dunn and a brother, Kevin “Nator” Brockman.
Roger served his country in the U.S. Army in Vietnam, was a member of Plum Point Baptist Church, a Mason and retired from General Electric.
One son – Roger Lee Burton of Mt. Washington
One brother – Danny Brockman of Columbia
Six sisters – Sharon Bates of Greensburg, Sherry Hodges of Bowling Green, Donna Loy, Sandy Crawhorn and Connie Ferguson all of Columbia, Tonya Dunn of Louisville
His Girlfriend – Anita Durbin of Columbia
Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Funeral service – Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Willis officiating
Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery escorted by the Patriot Guard with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097
Masonic rites will be held Monday at 7:00 P.M. by Columbia Lodge 96
Casket Bearers: Morgan Long, Jim Flowers, Bobby Chism, Wayne Ballou, Billy Rice, Mark Rice, Johnny Vaughn
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements