Hollis Burton


Hollis Marion Burton, 71, of Edinburgh, passed away December 17, 2016, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin, Indiana. He was born October 27, 1945, in Casey County, Kentucky. He was the son of Cecil R. and Grace E. (Allen) Burton. He married Melissa K. (Curry) Burton and she survives.

He is survived by his wife; sons, Tony Burton of Gainesboro, Tennessee, Jamie Burton of Tompkinsville, Kentucky, Ben Burton,  Josh Burton and Seth Voorhies, all of Edinburgh; daughters, Jennifer Burton, Heather Childers and Loran Hatfield, all of Franklin, Indiana, and Kayla Voorheis of Edinburgh; brothers, Bob (Helen) Burton of Franklin, Jeff (Shirley) Burton of Edinburgh and Tom Burton of Beech Grove, Indiana; sisters, Margaret Mills, Charity Hagan and Vickie Hagan, all of Edinburgh; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Hollis David Burton; brothers, Tony Ray Burton and Steve Burton; and a sister, Patty Cooper.

He attended Edinburgh Separate Baptist Church and was a retired truck driver.

Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Mike Whited at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at Edinburgh Separate Baptist Church. Calling will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 20, at the church and from noon until time of service on Wednesday. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Arrangements made by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh.