Grady Burton, 85, resident of 701 N. Main St. husband of Oleta Berry Burton died Sunday July 8, 2007 at his home.
Born in Starr, SC he was a son of the late E.E. and Betty Elizabeth Davis Burton.
He was a retired marketing director with Shell Oil Co. and later retired from School District 60 after teaching at the Career Center. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He was also a loyal member of the Abbeville First Baptist Church.
Survivors include: His beloved wife of 60 years, Oleta Berry Burton of the home; 2 sons Grady W. Burton and his wife Waltzaud of Taos, Mexico; Phil Burton and his wife Libby Meadows of Abbeville, SC; 1 daughter Jill White and her husband Scott of Abbeville, SC; 1 brother Johnny Burton of Greenwood, SC; 9 grandchildren P.J. Burton and his wife Steph, Ilse Burton, Grady C. Burton and wife Elizabeth, Scott White, Lindsey Burton, Matt White, Cody White, Allegra Heidelinde and Ariana Kramer.
Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday July 10, 2007 at 11:00 AM in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery with the Rev.'s Reiny Koschel and Wayne Wiggins officiating.
The body is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends at the residence 701 N. Main St. Abbeville, SC.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont 408 W. Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646.