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Charles O. Burton

Posted: Friday, Aug 9th, 2013

CLINTON — Charles O. Burton, 90, of Clinton, Ill., passed away at 12:33 p.m. on August 7, 2013 at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, Ill.

A visitation will be held from 1-2:15 p.m. on Monday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, August 12 at Memorial Park Cemetery, J. Kent Hickerson officiating.

Memorials may be made to Little Galilee Christian Assembly.

Charles was born on April 29, 1923 in Lake Fork, Ill., son of Robert O. Burton and Opal (Ross) Burton. He married Marjorie P. Jones on October 6, 1941 in St. Louis, Mo. She survives.

Also surviving is a son Charles M. Burton, Denver, Colo.; brother Lowell D “Tony” (Alberta) Burton, DeWitt, Ill. and several nieces and nephews.

His parents, one sister and three brothers preceded him in death.

He was a member of the First Christian Church, Clinton. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the 262nd quartermaster bakery. Charles was a 50-year Mason and an engineer for the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad for 45 years.

Online condolences may be offered at www.calvertmemorial.com.

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