Jimmy Burton

January 31, 1954 - March 16, 2005

Jimmy Burton, 51, Somerset, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, March 16th, 2005 at Britthaven Of Somerset, Somerset, Kentucky after a 6 month illness with cancer.

He was born January 31st, 1954 in Somerset, Kentucky, son of the late Wallace Burton and Thelma Carroll Burton. He was United States Army Vietnam War Veteran, a member of the Burnside Masonic Lodge #634 and a member of the Heritage Hope Church of God. He loved his church.

He is survived by one son; Jeremy Burton, Somerset, Kentucky: one brother; Wendell (and Mary) Burton, Somerset, Kentucky: two sisters; Joan (and Chester) Gregory, Somerset, Kentucky and Margaret (and Jr.) Bell, Monticello, Kentucky: one grandchild; Hayden Burton: two nieces; Jordie Gregory and Carandi Bell: three nephews; Kerri Bell, Scottie Bell and Shane Bell.

He was preceded in death by his parents: his wife; Regina Yvonne Mason Burton, whom he married on October 11th, 1975 in Jamestown, Tennessee and who passed away on Monday, August 13th, 2001: one son; Jamie McNevin Burton.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 19th, 2005 at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Brother Johnny Dunbar and Brother Emmett Lanham officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens, Somerset, Kentucky. Visitation will be after 6:00 p.m., Friday, March 18th, 2005 at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Masonic rites will be conducted at 8:00 p.m., by Burnside Masonic Lodge #634.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of Lake Cumberland.