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“Miss u daddy. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: amy - greenwood, SC - daughter

“Our thoughts and prayers and with you all. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Tim & Bennis Burden - SC

“HospiceCare of the Piedmont wishes to extend its condolences to the family of Ralph Burton. Hospice considered it a privilege to care for Mr. Burton...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: HospiceCare of the Piedmont - SC

“To the Burton family: Janet and I are sorry to hear of Ralph's death. He and I both shared a love of sports and spent many hours discussing our...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Horace and Janet Timms - Anderson, SC

“To the Burton children. You are in our prayers. We remember your Dad with great fondness. We would deliver a meal to him on Wednesday from Northside....Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: William&June McCall - SC

“My prayers are with the family at this time. Sorry for your loss. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Ann hagood tucker - Columbia, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Praying God's grace will comfort you. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Steve and Chari Ridgeway, Shannon and Stephen - SC

“You have our sympathy. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Randy Patterson, Frances Patterson - SC

“so sorry about your dad but he is at rest now and smiling down on all of us. my love ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: sandra shealy - lexington, SC


Ralph Wallace Burton, Sr., 81, of Calhoun Falls, husband of the late Sandra Burton, died peacefully Thursday, April 28, 2011, at his home. Mr. Burton was born in Anderson County to the late Willie G. and Amy Jackson Burton. He was retired from West Point Pepperell Mill in Calhoun Falls after many years of dedicated service and served in the United States Army. Mr. Burton attended Northside Baptist Church in Calhoun Falls. Mr. Burton was first married to the late Margene Timms Burton. He is survived by three sons, Ralph Burton, Jr., David �Crockey� Burton, and Steve �Seal� Burton; four daughters, Debbie Burton McCray, Teresa Burton Miller, Janet Burton Wilson, and Amy Burton Bowens; two brothers, David �Red� Burton and Jack Burton; two sisters, Betty Ann Richey and Beatrice Shiflet; eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 11:00AM to 12:30PM on Monday, May 2, 2011 at Harris Funeral Home. Graveside services will begin at 1:00PM on Monday in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Abbeville. The family is at the residence. A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com HARRIS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES is assisting the Burton family.

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