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Curtis Alonza Burton, Sr., 89, of Sandston

Curtis Alonza Burton, Sr. (Courtesy of Vincent Funeral Home)

SANDSTON — Curtis Alonza Burton, Sr., 89, of Sandston, Va. went to be with his Lord and savior on January 9, 2022.

He was born in Albermarle County on March 12,1932 to the late Walker and Sadie Burton. Curtis was in the Naval Reserves and the Army, where he served in Germany during the Korean War. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, and travelling all over the world with his wife. He loved spending time with friends and family, especially his grandchildren.

Curtis was preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Zoeann; an infant son; and two brothers, Walker and Marshall.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Barbara Burton; son, Curtis Burton, Jr. (Wanda); grandchildren, Christopher, William (Tiffany), his special granddaughter, Elvira; and many friends and extended family.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 19 at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, Va. 23140. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at 2:00pm at Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org/donate.

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