Date of birth: 6 Sep 1922, Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky
Date of death: 12 Mar 1981, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
Source: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana, March, 18 1981
Luther R. Burton The Rev. Douglas Smith conducted funeral services Monday at 1:00 at Eskew Funeral Home for Luther R. Burton, 58, of Edinburgh who died early Thursday morning at Veterans Hospital in Indianapolis. An Army Veteran of World War II, he had been ill some time. Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery with James W. Smith, Robert G. Smith, Billy R. Smith, Roy L. Madden, Alfred Madden and Robert Meeks serving as pallbearers. Mr. Burton was born at Columbia, Ky., September 6, 1922, the son of Wheeler and Ossie Burton. He was formerly married to Martha Bryant. Survivors include two daughters, Yvonne Meeks of Edinburgh and Sue Green of Louisville, Ky.; a brother, William (Rusty) Burton of Edinburgh; three sisters, Barbara Rhude, Juanita Caldwell and Pearl Burton all of Edinburgh, 10 grandchildren and one great- grandchild.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey
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