A resident of Zachary, Johnny Ray Burton, age 74, passed away Monday, August 11, 2014 in the Butterfly Wing-Baton Rouge, LA. Visiting hours will be observed 4-8pm on Thursday, August 14 and 9-10:45am Friday, August 15 at Baker Funeral Home-Baker, LA. Funeral services will be held 11:00am Friday, August 15 from the Chapel of Baker Funeral Home-Baker, LA with his brother, Rev. William G. "Billy" Burton officiating. Interment and graveside services will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens-Baker, LA. Johnny was born April 27th, 1940 in Tylertown, MS to the late Adrian Lawrence Burton and Edna Chain Burton. He was a retired pipefitter, welder, and pipeliner for Local 198 and a veteran of the US Navy having served during Vietnam. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sherry Kay Burton; sisters, Helen, Anne, Mary, and Betty; brothers, Jimmy and Roy. Survivors are: daughter, Karen and Paul Deblieux; sons, Byron and Crystal Burton, Darren and Peggy Burton, Brandon Burton; sisters, Dorothy and Lucille; brothers, William G. "Billy" and Gerald; granddaughters, Bridget, Stephanie, and Crystin; grandsons, Dustin, Johnny, Devin, Justin, and Dalton; great grandchildren, Emma, Kynleigh, Kilyn, Gavin, Layna, and Jayce. Friends and relatives are encouraged to sign the online guestbook and leave thoughts and memories at www.bakerfuneralhomeonline.com.
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Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Aug. 13 to Aug. 14, 2014