Henry C. Burton, Jr.
Henry C. Burton, Jr., 90, a resident of Pensacola, Florida died Thursday, April 10, 2014 after an extended illness. Henry was born in Louisville, MS. Mr. Burton was a proud retiree of the United States Navy
and served his country in both World War II
and the Korean War
. After his retirement from the Navy he worked with the Civil Service as an aircraft mechanic and later with the Supply Division. He was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association and DAV.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry C. and Willie Burton; two sisters, Bernice Waites, Margie Hill; one brother, James Burton.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of 67 years, Elizabeth Ann Burton; son, Henry C. (Paulette) Burton, III; two grandchildren, Kendall (Steven Hunley) Burton, Russell Burton; one great-grandchild, Taylor Hunley; he also leaves numerous nieces nephews, extended family members and friends.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Henry Waites, Pam Walker and Robert Churchwell.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorials may be made to Covenant Hospice, 2001 N Palafox Street, Pensacola, FL 32501.
The family will receive friends at the Faith Chapel Funeral Home, 100 Beverly Parkway on Friday, April 18, 2014 from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 12:30 pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Barrancas National Cemetery.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME SOUTH, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements.
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