Herbert Gray ‘Buster’ Burton

Published 1:44 pm Thursday, March 2, 2017

Mr. Herbert “Buster” Gray Burton, 69, of Advance, died on Feb. 28, 2017 at his residence.

He was born Jan. 25, 1948 in Forsyth County to Johnnie William Burton Sr. and Eupharzine Bodford Burton. He was a U.S. Army veteran and the maintenance supervisor for Alder Ridge Apartments.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: 2 sisters, Mildred Burton Holder and Doris Burton Barnes; and a brother, Robin Scott Burton.

Surviving: his wife of 46 years, Velma Sink Burton; a daughter, Lisa Thurlo (Chad) of Mocksville; a son, Greg Burton (Jodi) of Clemmons; 4 grandchildren, Hunter Thurlo, Gray Thurlo, Carlee Burton, and Emilee Burton; 6 siblings, Abbie Burton Stanley, William Burton, Rodney Burton, James Burton, Shirley Burton Phelps, and Jr. Burton.

A memorial service will be held at 3  p.m. Sunday, March 5 at Cornerstone Christian Church of Mocksville with the Rev. Kevin Frack and Pastor Paul Stutzsman officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorials: Hospice of Davie, 377 Hospital St. #103, Mocksville.

Condolences: www.hayworth-miller.com.