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1924 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
Albert Kenneth Burton, 89, Blue Springs, Mo., passed away Friday, February 21, 2014. Ken was born Dec. 29, 1924, in Troy, Mo., the son of Allie and Alberta (Campbell) Burton. He was a graduate of William Chrisman High School and was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving during WWII. He retired from Bendix after 38 years as a precision tool grinder. Ken was a member of the Eastgate Christian Church. He enjoyed bowling, woodworking, fishing at the lake and hunting with his friends from the church. Kenny and his wife, Lois had many friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Lois of 67 years; daughters, Rita Porter and her companion Jerry Lierly and Cindy Stevens and her husband Harry; granddaughters, Tammy Porter and Callie Zevecke. He was preceded in death by his son, Danny Burton in 1969 and his parents. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, MO 64055. Memorial service will be at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Eastgate Christian Church or Crossroads Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com Arr.: Speaks Suburban Chapel, (816) 373-3600. Speaks Suburban Funeral Home, 18020 E 39th St, Independence, MO 64051, 816-373-3600
Published in Kansas City Star on Feb. 23, 2014
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