Robert Oswald Burton Nov. 7, 1954 - Aug. 7, 2014 SOUTH BEND - Mr. Robert Oswald Burton, age 59, of Rex Street, South Bend, IN, passed away at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, IN. Robert was born to Claude and Bernice (Jones) Burton in Grand Rapids, MI, on November 7, 1954. Coming from Grand Rapids in 1984 he moved to South Bend, IN. He was a former member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church. His passions were shooting pool, being around his grandchildren, cutting his grass and cleaning his car. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Bernice Jones; two sisters, Marilyn and Shawn Burton; and a brother, Claude Burton Jr. Survivors left to cherish his memory include four daughters, Monica (John) Anderson, Wendy (Damon Tate) Wilson and Alicia (Mickey) Leno, all of South Bend, IN, and Cari White of Indianapolis, IN; 18 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara & Shelia Burton; four brothers, Terry, Rick, Carl and Thomas Burton, all of Grand Rapids, MI; four nieces, LaTonya Blackshear, Tina and Monica Williams, and Tameka Green; along with a host of other relatives and friends. Services will be held on Saturday, August 16, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. at Alford's Mortuary, with viewing occurring one hour prior to services at Alford's Mortuary. Arrangements have been entrusted to Alford's Mortuary. www.alfordsmortuaryinc.com
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 13, 2014