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Donald Wade “Donnie” Burton

Donald Wade “Donnie” Burton, 58, of Lexington went to be with his Lord Thursday, September 5, 2019, at the Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington.

Donnie was born March 12, 1961, in Dayton, OH a son of the late Curtis Franklin, Sr. and Debbie Colley Burton. In addition to his parents, Donnie was preceded in death by the love of his life, Glenna Gail Hall Burton.

Donnie was an Ironworker, and was known for his strong work ethic, always providing for his family. Donnie’s family was his life’s compassion. Donnie loved to listen to music, traveling to his favorite place to visit California and caring for his dogs, Chica and Chippy.

The last eleven years of his life was dedicated to spending time with his grandsons, Steven and Mason.

Donnie is survived by a daughter, Crystal Gail (Oscar) Salomon of Lexington; four step-sons, Charles Frank (Brenda) Sexton, Carl Edward (Shelia) Sexton, Johnathan Lebron Sexton all of Grayson and Ira Lee Sexton of Lexington; seven grandchildren, Mason, Steven, Kimberly, Tabatha, Rachel, Justin, and Brandon; thirteen great-grandchildren, Kelsie, Skylar, Jaxon, Harley, Brayden, Logan, Lilly, Leland, Noah, Ryker, Johnathan, Abigail and Nevaeh; two sisters, Brenda (Albert) Swanagan of Grayson, and Linda (Mike Seagraves) Colley of Greenup; four brothers, Curtis Franklin (Judy) Burton, Jr. of Hitchins, Jim (Regina Shepherd) Burton of Grayson, Troy Burton of Paris, KY and Bruce (Debbie) Burton of Columbus, OH; and several nieces, nephews, friends and extended family who all mourn his passing.

Funeral services will be 2 pm Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at the Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Joe Rice officiating. Cremation will follow services. Visitation will be 6-9 pm Monday and after 9 am Tuesday until the service hour all at the funeral home.

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