Mr. Richard Robert Burton, Jr.

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“I will never forget all of your puns and crazy jokes. You're retirement party was nuts. You were a great family man and you will be missed . ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Buddy Davis - Phoenix, AZ

“I will miss the crazy poker and beer nights! Go Cardinals! Love ya brother. ”
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Glendale,AZ — Richard Raymond Burton, Jr., 73, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017 after a sudden heart attack. He will be missed dearly by his family.

He leaves his wife of 54 years, Patricia (D'Angelo) Burton; his son, Richard Robert Burton III and his husband, Benjamin Pitchers; his daughter, Laura (Burton) Roberts and her husband Tad Roberts; his son, Mark Burton; his daughter Tina Burton and her wife, Heather (Scruggs) Burton.

Born and raised in New Brunswick, NJ, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Burton, he moved to Arizona after serving two years in the U.S. Air Force.

An extremely private family man, Rich often spent time at home partaking in various "fixer-up" house activities. He was handy and loved to beautify his surroundings.

A private family service will be held in Glendale on June 7, 2017. Please contact son Richard Burton III at for details.

We love you forever.