Bobby Gene Burton


Bobby Gene Burton, 85, passed away peacefully on July 7, 2019, at Signature Healthcare. He was born December 5, 1933, to Mamie Sarchett Burton and Ernest Burton. He grew up and lived most of his life in the Ehrmandale-Fontanet area. Bobby was a special man and loved by all.
He was preceded in death by 4 sisters, Ernestine Cooper, Helen Lawson, Doris Mobley and Hazel Niece; and 2 brothers, Jim Burton and his twin brother Bill Burton. He is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Bobby attended Higher Ground Church, the members of which were like his second family.
Graveside services will be Thursday, July 11, 2019, at 1:00 PM, at Sulphur Springs Cemetery, with Pastor Faron Richard officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Mattox-Wood Funeral Home.
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Published on July 9, 2019
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Dianna J Day
Jul 12, 2019
I have fond memories of Uncle Bobbie as a child Dad took us to grandma and grandpa Burton and Bobbies house often and once Uncle Bobbie gave me a quarter I tried to give it back but he signaled for me to keep it. There are many other fond memories also.
LaRhonda Jones-Maynard
Jul 09, 2019
I have many fond memories or Uncle Bob from my childhood. I’m so sorry for your loss. Love & Prayers

LaRhonda Jones-Maynard
(Carolyn Jeans daughter & Jim Burtons grand daughter)