George "Wayne" Burton 72, passed away June 23rd, 2017 in Hinesville, Georgia after a long illness. He was a lifelong resident of Pulaski County, a Viet Nam Veteran and a welder for over 45 years. Wayne is survived by 3 sons Paul Burton, Ben (Melissa) Burton, Mike (Erika) Burton all of Somerset, 1 daughter Sharon Burton Naylor of Waynesburg and 1 step-daughter Lori (Larry) Floyd of Hinesville, Georgia. Other survivors include 11 grandchildren Kelli Hart, Samantha Burton, Jesse Floyd, Michala Floyd, Jasmine Burton, Emily Stephens, Brandon Mayfield, Caitlin Mayfield, Charles "CD" Naylor, Parker Burton and Nora Burton as well as 2 great grandsons Eli Hart and Luke Burton. He also leaves behind his caregiver/ex wife Loretta Burton of Hinesville, Georgia, a brother Tommy Burton who provided loving support, 3 additional brothers Doug, Ronnie, Melvin Burton, 2 sisters Shirley Sneed, MaeDean Dean all of Somerset, a caring nephew Shane Burton as well as a multitude of other nephews, nieces, family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Bill and Elsie Burton and 1 sister Nancy Loveless.
A graveside military service with Honors will be held Friday July 7th, 2017 at 1:30 pm in Mill Springs National Memorial Cemetery in Nancy, Kentucky with Brother Danny Staley officiating. The family requests that all expressions of sympathy be donated to Shriner's Hospital.
Published on July 4, 2017