Billy James Burton, age 63, of Chatsworth, Georgia, formerly of Belknap, IL, departed this life Saturday afternoon, September 11, 2021 at Redmond Regional Medical Center in Rome, Georgia.
Billy was born on June 28, 1958 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Billy was a retired truck driver for Polyventive Chemical Company in Calhoun, Georgia. He was a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Calhoun, GA and attended New Hope Baptist Church during his youth.
Billy was preceded in death by a brother, Jeff Lynn Burton.
Billy is survived by his wife, Trina Hunter-Burton of Chatsworth, GA; sons and daughter-in-law, Kody and Darah Burton of Marion, KY, Austin Burton of Ooltewah, TN, Joshua Haberman of Calhoun, GA; grandchildren, Easton Burton, Trae Burton and Nikolos Haberman; parents, Bill and Ann (Moore) Burton of New Columbia, IL; sisters and brother-in-law, Patty Hunerkoch of New Columbia, IL, Carol and Larry Crews of Paducah, KY; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bobby and Cathy Burton of Possum Trot, KY, Kevin and Nikki Burton of New Columbia, IL, Mike and Becca Burton of Metropolis, IL; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021 from 1 pm to 2 pm at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with a funeral service to follow for family and close friends at 2 pm on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis, Illinois, with Pastor Frank Forthman officiating. Burial will follow in the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. The family request that those attending, please wear a face covering.
Pallbearers will be Kody Burton, Austin Burton, Joshua Haberman, Mike Burton, Kevin Burton, and Bobby Burton.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis. Online condolences may be made at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com
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