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Edgar Burton M-F-193-1

Edgar Burton, 78, of Edinburgh, died Friday, May 11, 2012, at Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus. He was born Feb. 5, 1934, in Edinburgh to the late Joseph K. "Joe" and Florence E. (Burton) Burton. He married Bertha V. (Cosby) Burton on Aug. 25, 1951; and she survives. Other survivors include his daughter, Marlena Kaye (Darrell) Estes of Edinburgh; four grandchildren, Richard D. Burton, Tyler "T.J." Nelson, Aaron DeMello and Leah Burton; three great-grandchildren, Larimie Estes, MaKayla Burton and Greyson Nelson; and five siblings, Charles (Ilene) Burton of Whiteland, William D. (Bonnie) Burton of Huntsville, Ala., Larry (Joyce) Burton and Phyllis (Bob) Johnson, both of Edinburgh, and Linda (Bill) Dayton of Cowetta, Okla. He was preceded in death by two sons, David Alan and Richard D. "Ricky" Burton; a grandson, Richard D. Burton Jr.; and two siblings, Dwight Burton and Nadine Adams. He attended Taylorsville First Baptist Church. He retired from Milestone in Columbus. He enjoyed playing music, especially at church functions. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Who So Ever Will Community Church, 623 S. Eisenhower Drive, Edinburgh, with Revs. Tom Collett and Larry Biddle officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 1 p.m. until service time Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh.


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