Brian "Tony"'s Story
Brian "Tony" Burton, 56 of Jasper, passed away at 3:41 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
He was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on June 10, 1960, to Harold and Nancy (Buechlein) Burton. He married Kathy Clements on April 27, 2001.
Tony was a Jasper High School graduate, class of 1978. He also was a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. He worked for ERS-OCI. Brian was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ireland, Ireland Knight of Columbus, Jasper Outdoor Recreation Club, Dubois County Sportsman Club and the Dubois County EMA. Tony was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Burton; two sons, Brent Burton and wife Brandy and Travis Burton, all of Jasper; two stepsons, Brian and Evan Howell, both of Bloomington; his mother, Nancy Burton of Jasper; a sister, Jill Cooper and husband Bart of Algiers, Indiana; and two nephews, Blake and Brady Cooper.
Preceding him in death is his father Harold Burton.
Funeral services for Brian Burton will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, with burial to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Ireland.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ireland or the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Published on September 15, 2016