Butron Passes away at age 70
Robert S. Burton, 70, of Salado died Oct. 8 in a Temple hospital. Services were held 1 p.m. Oct. 11 at the First Baptist Church in Salado, with the Reverend Brian Dunks officiating. Burial followed in Salado cemetery.
Burton was born May 29, 1932 in Emberson, Texas, the son of the late Robert Edgar and Gladys Griffin Burton. He was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas and attended Hardin Simmons University. On November 23,
1956, he married Ruth Suzanne Buck in Grand Prairie, Texas. Burton was a real estate agent in the Grand Prairie and Arlington area for many years, and he and his wife moved to Salado in 1997.
Survivors include his wife, Suzanne Burton of Salado; one daughter, Kellye Santos of Grand Prairie; one son, Steve Burton of Nowata. Oklahoma; one sister, Gay Nunnery of Garland; three brothers, James Burton of Dallas, Charles Burton of Austin and Dale Burton of Crowley; four grandsons.
Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Salado was m charge of arrangements.