Verthel “Danny” Burton, 52, of Nancy, passed away on Tuesday August 21, 2012 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. He was born in Somerset on March 10, 1960 to the late Delno and Lucille Muse Burton. He was a farmer and of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, rabbit hunting with his granddaughter and taking walks with his grandson.

Mr. Burton leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife Alicia Woodall Burton who he married on August 11, 1984 in Nancy; daughter, Julie (Jonathan) Howell of Somerset; brothers, Larry (Lynn) Burton of Nancy, Michael (Brenda) Burton of Nancy, David (Christine) of McCreary County, and Lanny (Marcella) of Somerset; sisters, Neva (Arthur) Troxtell of Bronston, Sandra Barker of Somerset, and Judy (Gary) Morris of Somerset; grandchildren, Trista Howell and Gage Howell; sister in law, Janie Burton of Nancy.

He is preceded in death by his brothers, Jack, Harold, Joel, Brent, Robert and James Burton; brother in law, Jerry Barker; sisters in law, Edith Burton and Eloise Burton; nephew, Douglas Burton; great nieces, Addison Bolin and Kylee Neeley.

Visitation for Mr. Burton will be Friday August 24, 2012 at 6 P.M. Funeral services will be Saturday August 25th at 11 A.M. with Bro. Gary Morris officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeside Memorial Gardens. All services will be conducted in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home Entrusted with the arrangements.