Ronnie Francis Burton

Ronnie Francis Burton
Norfolk - Ronnie Francis Burton, born January 1, 1947 in Norfolk, Va., son of Hilda Burton and the late Charles Francis Burton, entered eternal rest Wednesday April 3, 2013. He attended Norfolk schools and graduated from Booker T. Washington School in 1966. His career spanned 37 years at Dominion Power(Vepco) before retiring in 2006. He was a God fearing man and a faithful member of Jerusalem Baptist Church where he was baptized at an early age. He became a Deacon on May 31, 2009; he was Chairman of the Trustee Board, former chairman of the Senior Usher Board and sang in the Men's Choir. Ronnie loved his God and church. April 4th, Ronnie would have celebrated his 47th year of marital bliss to China Champtal Burton, in this blessed union together they have 3 sons, Ronnie Francis Jr. of California, Michael Maurice of Baltimore, and Tyrone Arthur of Norfolk; Ronnie leaves to his memory, sister, Hilda Gibson of Portsmouth and a brother Charles Burton of Fredericksburg, VA and 5 grandchildren. Ronnie was predeceased by his brother Maurice Burton of California. A homegoing service will be held Tuesday April 9 at Jerusalem Baptist Church at 12 Noon. Interment will be at Roosevelt Memorial Park. Friends may join the family Monday April 8 at Riddick Funeral Service, 1225 Norview Avenue from 6-7 p.m. Words Of Comfort can be expressed at

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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 7, 2013