Arthur "Art" Burton Jr.


Arthur "Art" Jr.

Arthur "Art" Burton Jr. 82, passed away January 26, 2013. Art was a veteran of the Korean War and recipient of the Purple Heart. Art was a laborer for many companies before retiring from Mercy Hospital. He also worked for the Toledo Blade for 30 years. Art was also an avid bowler, deacon of Greater St. Mary, and a member of The City Wide Male Chorus.

Art leaves to cherish his memory sister, Rose Fleming; brother, Marshall Lee Burton; sons, Raymond L. (Rosemary) Burton Sr., A. Wayne (Kim) Burton, Fort Wayne, IN, Patrick (Heather) Burton; daughters, Elder Jessica Burton, Dearborn Heights, MI, Elaine (Terry) Gamble, Jacksonville, AL, and Patricia (Francis) Dumbuya; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.

Funeral Services are Saturday February 2, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at Greater St. Mary's Church 416 Belmont. Wake services are Friday 7:00-9:00 p.m. at The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel. Please sign register book at

Published in Toledo Blade on Jan. 31, 2013