06/06/07 - NNHS Newsletter - Leonard Burton, Sr.

Leonard E. Burton, Sr.
(30 Dec 1925 - 3 June 2007)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   We have yet another sad edition of the NNHS Newsletter today.  Leonard Burton, Sr., father of Margaret Burton Lee ('65) of VA, Dorothy Burton Humphreys of VA ('70?), Leonard Elliott Burton Jr. of MD, Peggie Burton Huffman ('66) of NC, Greg Burton of VA, Janie Burton Bleeker of VA, and Patricia Shertenlieb of VA, has passed away in Newport News at the age of 81.

From the Daily Press - 06/06/07:


  Leonard E. Burton, Sr.

NEWPORT NEWS - Leonard E. Burton Sr., 81, of Newport News died June 4, 2007, at home. Mr. Burton was retired from his seafood business, best known as B.C. Burton & Sons at Little Boat Harbour. He was a. U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He is survived by his wife, Betty B. Burton; seven children, Margaret Lee of Hampton, Dorothy Humphreys of Newport News, Leonard Elliott Burton Jr. of Maryland, Peggie Huffman of North Carolina, Greg Burton of Richmond, Janie Bleeker of Topping, Va., and Patricia Shertenlieb of Sanford, Va.; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers and a sister, Jenning Burton, Ellsworth Burton and Thelma Swann. A Celebration of Life Service with be held 2 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2007, at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. The family will receive friends prior to the funeral from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home, and at the Margaret Lee residence, 837 Redheart Drive, Hampton, after the service. Friends are encouraged to visit www.mem.com to share words of comfort with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton.

Published in the Daily Press on 6/6/2007.
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Leonard E. Burton Sr.  



With deepest sympathy, thinking of you in these difficult times, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Southerland Associates Inc. Staff
I'm so sorry you have to go through this sorrowful time in your life. Please know that my prayers and hopes for comfort are with you. God bless you all.
Doris North Carter - June 6, 2007
A very special husband, father and friend. We will all miss him but will keep him with us forever in stories we share.
May you all be comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Jeannine and Bill Blackburn (Troutville) - June 6, 2007
Elliott, I am so sorry to hear about your father. Remember the good times to help get you through this.
Patsy Queensberry (Newport News, VA) - June 6, 2007
Betty and family,
We were sorry to hear about Leonard. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jack, Connie, J.W., and Kelli North
Jack, Connie, J.W., and Kelli North (Newport News, VA) - June 7, 2007



   Our sincerest sympathies are extended to the entire Burton family at this time.

   Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol


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Carol Buckley Harty
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