Rickey Nelson Burton

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Mr. Rickey Nelson Burton, 58, of 1058 St. Paul Church Road, Roxboro, departed this life Monday, August 12, 2019 in Duke University Hospital in Durham. He was a native of Person County.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William Winstead and Fannie Johnson Burton; one sister, Mary Burton; and three brothers: Van Burton, Dallas Burton and William Burton.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Burton of the home; one daughter, Shemika Royster (Adrian) of Roxboro; five sisters, Ellen Louise Burton, Robin Burton, Virgie Chandler (Dean), Shelby Burton and Cynthia Burton, all of Roxboro; four brothers: Larry Burton (Clemetine) of Durham, Ray Burton (Helen) and Johnny Burton (Brenda), both of Roxboro and Roy Burton (Arlene) of New York; three grandchildren, Kelvin Burton, Adrihana Royster and Shaun Royster, all of Roxboro; and a host of other additional relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, at Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Home with the Rev. Clyde A. Glass, pastor of Old Mt. Zion Baptist Church, officiating and providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the Old Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, 1111 Oak Grove Mt. Zion Road, Roxboro. The family will receive friends from 1 -2 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home chapel where his body will lie in state one hour prior to the service.

At other times, the family will receive friends at his home.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mr. Rickey Nelson Burton.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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