Clyde Wayne Burton, 83, of Princeton, formerly of Providence, passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at his daughters home in Nashville, Tennessee.

He was born Nov. 24, 1937, in Russellville, to the late Carl T. and Ruth A. Burton.

Mr. Burton attended Eddyville Assembly of God in Eddyville. He volunteered for many organizations including St. Anthony’s Hospice, Bright Life farms, veterans organizations, and nursing homes. He was awarded the St. Anthony’s Hospice Angel of the Year award for several years. He had worked as a hydraulic mechanic.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Mae Burton; five sisters, Claudia Campbell, Loretta Nance, Wanda Belt, Edna Earl Whittaker and Betty Dobbins; three brothers, W.C. Burton, Dee L. Burton and Dorris Bruce Burton; and several nieces and nephews.

He is survived by his children, Juanita Flatt and her husband, Randy, of Princeton, Jackie Burton of Clay, Marsha Burton of Nashville, Tennessee, Don Wayne Burton and his wife, Darlene, and Joe Burton of Clay; two sisters, Julia Raymond of Calvert City, and Joyce Cowan of Clay; three grandchildren, Stephen Flatt, Amber Hunt and Kristian Burton; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in the chapel of Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, with Rev. Ed. Clement officiating and burial to follow at Fox Cemetery in Providence.

At the request of the family visitors are asked to wear masks.

Memorial contributions may be made to a local hospice of donor’s choice.

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