Austin Troy Burton, 78, of Greenup, Kentucky went to be with the Lord Monday October 29, 2018 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Burton was born May 22, 1940 in York, Kentucky a son of the late Ernest Burton and Nancy Evelyn Howard Burton. Troy was a faithful and devoted member of Eureka Enterprise Baptist Church. He loved going to church, hunting and having a conversation with anyone. He never met a stranger.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step mother Dora Bell Burton; his first wife Ruby Pauline Burton; and three brothers Homer Burton, Roy Burton, and Milton McGuire.
He is survived by his loving wife Nancy Thorpe Burton
Melvin Troy Burton of Frankfort, Kentucky
Connie Lynn (Phillip “Bud”) Smith – Griffith of Huntington, West Virginia
Craig Thorpe of Flatwoods, Kentucky
Lawrence (Viola) Burton of Load, Kentucky
Ezra (Darlene) Burton of Load
David (Loretta) Burton of Greenup
James Burton of Load
Arlene (Charles) Damron of Catlettsburg, Kentucky
Judy Bohannon of Dayton, Ohio
Mary (James) Collier of Load, Kentucky
Sybil (Paul) Conley of South Shore, Kentucky
Eldean Bailey of Load, Kentucky
Freda (Steve) Miller of Load, Kentucky
Austin Lee (Kaitlin) Smith of Point Pleasant, West Virginia
a great grandchild on the way
a special hunting buddy John Hamilton of Argillite, Kentucky
a host of nieces, nephew, family, friends, and church family who will miss him dearly.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Friday November 2, 2018 at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup, Kentucky by Elder Gary Burton and Elder Dustin Doyle. Burial will be in Quillen Cemetery in Lynn, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 pm on Thursday November 1, 2018 and two hours before the service on Friday. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky. Condolences may be made at rlrfuneralhome.com