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Walter Burton


Sunrise: March 23, 1956

Sunset: January 24, 2021

Walter “Walt “Burton, Jr. departed this life on January 24, 2021. ”Walt”, as we all knew him, was born March 23, 1956 to the late Mildred Burton and Walter Williams, Sr. in Chariton, Virginia. Walt leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife, Lois Burton; two daughters, Crystal Burton-Midgette (Marvin) and Lisa Etheridge; four sons, Orlando Twyford, Walter Johnson, Jules Johnson and Demetrice Coles; grand- children and great- grandchildren whom he loved and adored; sisters, Helen Burton, Clettie Burton, Loretta Handy (Norman) and the late Evelyn Dawkins; brothers, Thomas Burton (Barbara), Benjamin Burton, Kelvin Burton (Vicky) and Kenneth Burton (Vivian); two aunts, Gloria Graves and Evelena Gunter (Alfred); uncle, Robert Burton and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Walt mostly worked for himself in home improvement but his trade was not limited to that, he was a man of many trades. If he ever worked on your car or repaired your home, you knew his work. He was a humble man, a proud man, a man with a heart of gold. If you knew him forever met him you never forgot him. Even though his work is done here on earth, he will never be forgotten.

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    Stephanie Sanders Almond says

    We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We pray peace and comfort to the family.
    May God bless you and keep you during this difficult hour. Our prayers are with you.

    With sincerest condolences,

    The Sanders Family

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    shawna gregory says

    To Mrs.Jean, Crystal and the family, know that we, the Midgette, Gregory, and Powell families are praying for you all. Celebrate Mr. Walt legacy. He loved people and would help anyone he could. He will be missed. We love you all, and continue to lift you all in prayer

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    Rhonda D Powell says

    Cherish the good memories he leaves behind. That is and will be his legacy. We are praying for God’s continued strength each day.

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    Jennette and Shairon Gregory says

    Mrs.. Jean, Crystal and family, we are so sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that the Gregory family has all of you in our prayers during this time. Mr. Walt will truly be missed. We love you all and we will continue to pray that God comforts each of you.

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    Carolyn McBride says

    So sorry for your loss…May God comfort you and the family.

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    Dee and Skip Powell says

    Sending condolences to the Burton family

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