Roger Burton


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.

Survivors include:

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

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