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Howard J. Burton


Sunrise: August 26, 1959

Sunset: July 2, 2019

Howard J. Burton was born in Warren County, NC to the late Howard and Lucille Burton. He attended and graduated from Norfolk Public Schools. After high school he went on to serve in the United States Army. After leaving the Army Howard worked many jobs before settling down for 20 years as a landscaper with Champion Fence Co. Howard was a great husband, fat her, grandfather, great grandfather and brother.

Howard is preceded in death by his sister, Lucy Vaughan; brother, Walter “Kingfish” Cunningham and son, Shawn Rodgers.

He leaves to cherish in his memory, wife, Deborah Burton; sisters, Catherine McFadden (Clarence) of Chesapeake, VA, Doris Jones (Milton) and Gloria Williams (Calvin) of North Carolina, Rita Malone, Van Medley and Vanessa Bass ; children, Larry Rodgers, Chaundelin Fincher, Christopher Rodgers and Dawn Franklin all of Norfolk, VA and a host of family and friends.

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    Doris A Jones says

    I still can’t believe that my brother is gone. May you rest in paradise.I will love you always. I will miss the daily text from you,

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    Donna Dodson says

    See and sisters. I am truly sorry for your lost. Howard was a great guy and always treated me in mind. I know he has left you with wonderful memories that will sustain you until you see each other again.

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    Donna Dodson says

    Sorry for you loss.

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    Rose Washington says

    I was sadden to hear of the passing of Howard. I send my deepest condolences wrapped up in the spirit and love of the Almighty God. Along wirh my prayers and thoughts to the entire family during this most difficult time in your lives. Love You❤God Bless🙌🌹

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    Rose Washington says

    I was sadden to hear of the passing of Howard. I send my deepest condolences wrapped up in the spirit and love of the Almighty God. Along with my prayers and thoughts to the entire family during this most difficult time in your lives. Love You❤God Bless🙌🌹

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