AUBURNDALE, FL - John C. Burton, 69, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2013 in Florida. John was a graduate of Newport News High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army
. He was an avid golfer and Redskin fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Claude Burton and Mary RoseLee Manning. John is survived by his wife, Temple R. Burton; son, John C. Burton, Jr.; daughter, Laurie B. Burton; six grandchildren; and brother, Frank Burton (Ethel). A celebration of John's life will be held at 3:00 pm on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery with honors rendered by the U.S. Army Honor Guard. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, VA 23666.