James Edward Burton, 82, passed away October 6, 2020 at his home in Sale Creek, TN.
He was a longtime resident of Sale Creek and of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from CSX Railroad.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Gladys Burton; 7 brothers and 1 sister.
He is survived by his children, James (Jamie) Burton of Graysville, TN and April Burton (Noah D. Bishop) of Sale Creek, TN; 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be Friday, October 9, 2020 at 2:30pm in the Chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with Rev. Clyde Fitzgerald officiating.
Family will receive friends Friday, October 9, 2020 from 12:00-2:30.
Interment will be at Smyrna Cemetery.
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