Donald E. “Tut” Burton, 92, of Wilmington, Ohio, died 12:20 PM, Sunday, November 27, 2022. He was born January 18, 1930 in Cuba, Ohio, son of the late James and Marian Sewell Burton.
Don, the owner and operator of Burton Bros. Painting & Decorating for 50 years, was a member of the Wilmington Church of Christ and the Wilmington American Legion Post 49. During the Korean War, Don served in the U.S. Army. Don loved fishing
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Janice M. Jordan Burton, whom he married October 16, 1953; daughters, Brenda Kay Burton, Kathy Sue Buckland, Karen Ann Burton, Karla June (Travis) Corzatt; brother Gerald S. (Shirley) Burton; sister, Ruby Minton; grandson, James Buckland; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth James Burton; a sister, Dorothy Scott; and a brother-in-law, Dale Minton.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 AM, Friday, December 2, 2022 at the Wilmington Church of Christ, 909 W. Locust St., Wilmington with Pastor Travis Corzatt and Pastor Dale McCamish officiating. The family will receive friends at the church on Friday December 2, 2022 from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Burial will be in Clinton Memory Gardens with military honors provided by the American Legion Post 49 Honor Guard.
In memory of Don, contributions may be made to the Wilmington Church of Christ, 909 W. Locust St., Wilmington, OH 45177 or to Community Care Hospice, 1669 Rombach Ave., Wilmington, OH 45177.
Wilmington Church of Christ
909 W. Locust Street, Wilmington OH 45177
Community Care Hospice
1669 Rombach Avenue, Wilmington OH 45177