Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Obituary for Charles J. Burton, husband of parishioner, Patricia Burton

Charles J. Burton, Jr, 80 of Mt. Washington passed away January 10, 2015. He was born on October 4, 1934 to Charles J. Burton, Sr. and Lida Graham Burton. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a retired Trainmaster for the old L&N/CSX Railroad. He was a member of the Old L&N Golf Club, American Legion Post 157, VFW Post 5710 and the Moose Lodge #5.

Mr. Burton was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Barbara Jean Harvey; brothers, Donald and Vernon Burton. He is survived by his loving wife of 8 years, Patricia (Karcher) Burton; children, Jeanne Turnipseed, Anthony Burton Sr. (Laura) and Kimberly Fair; grandchildren, L.J. Peak(Shannon), Anthony Burton, Jr. (Aimee), Laurie Bratton (Ed), Jason England (Debra), James Graham, Jr., Jessica Graham, Alicia Reeder and Alayna Payton; great grandchildren, Rylee Burton and Andi Lynn Peak; step children, Cathy Crenshaw, Donna McIntosh, David Hofelich; brothers, Bruce (Mary) and Kenneth (Jenny); and sister, Linda Duvall.

Mr. Burton's funeral service will be at 7 p.m.on Thursday at Schmid Funeral Home in Mt. Washington with interment at Resthaven Memorial Park at a later date. Visitation will be Thursday from 2-7 p.m. until the time of the service. Online condolences may be made at

Please Pray Charlie's joy and eternal rest in the Kingdom, and peace and comfort for his family and friends.