Obituary for Timothy Ray "Tim" Burton
Mr. Timothy Ray Burton, resident of Colt, Arkansas, departed this life on Thursday, January 11, 2018, in the comfort of his home at the age of 51. He was born in Wynne, Arkansas on Saturday, December 17, 1966, the son of Jerry Burton and Barbara (Stricklin) Burton.
Tim and Donna Acuff were united in marriage on June 6, 1987. He worked for Hobbs Farms, Looney’s Lawn Service, and retired from Wynne Fire Department. He was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church and a supporter of Relay for Life. He loved visiting the lake and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a loving husband and father, enjoyed life, and strived to live for God.
Mr. Burton was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Burton.
He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Donna Burton of the home; his mother, Barbara Burton; two daughters, Megan Merrill and husband, Kirk, of Vanndale and Danielle Casalman and husband, Randall, of Wynne; a brother, Tony Burton of Marked Tree; a sister Sheila Jones and husband, Donnie, of Wynne; five grandchildren, Caleb Casalman, Chase Merrill, Raelyn Casalman, Drake Merrill, and Easton Merrill; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services with fireman's honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 13, 2018, in the Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home chapel in Wynne with Gerald Britton officiating. Interment will follow in Loughridge Cemetery in Colt.
Friends may visit at the funeral home from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are members of the Wynne Fire Department.
Donations may be made in Tim’s honor to the New Hope Baptist Church building fund.