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Obituary: Donnie Ray Burton, 69, Russell Co., KY

He was a U.S Army veteran and the head of a large family. He leaves 19 direct living descendants

Donnie Ray Burton, Cleveland RD, Russell Springs, KY, died Thursday, September 9, 2010, at the Russell Co. Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

The family chose cremation. The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.

Donnie Ray Burton, Russell Co., KY (1941-2010)

Donnie Ray Burton was the son of the late Ruby Jewell DeHart Burton and Elbert Ray Burton. He was born Saturday, June 7, 1941, in Russell Co., KY, and died Thursday, September 9, 2010, in Russell Springs, Russell Co., KY, at the age of 69 years, 3 months, and 2 days.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by a son, Terry Lynn Burton.

He is survived by the following:
  • Three daughters: Tamy (Tony) Herron, and Donna (Daymond) Jordon, both of Louisville, KY, and Angela Faye (Jimmy) Adair, Mt. Washington, KY

  • One brother: Roger Burton, Russell Springs, KY

  • Ten grandchildren

  • Six great grandchildren
Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main ST, Russell Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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