David Earl Burton

  • Died: May 11, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


David Earl Burton, 92, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019. He was born to late David Earl and Amy (Bass) Burton Sr. on October 14, 1926 in St. Louis, MO. David proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on LST 1053. He retired from International Harvester in 1987 after 39 years. He was a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan. David was also a member of the Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and a Shriner.

David is survived by his sons, Michael (Mary Kay) Burton Sr. and Richard (Jill) Burton; grandchildren, Jeannine Moody, Michael Burton Jr., Steven Burton, David Burton, and Ryan Conley; and great-grandchildren, Ryan, Taryn, William, Madelyn, Levi, Bentley, and Kelsey. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Burton.

Funeral service will be on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home Maplewood Park (4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815) with visitation beginning at 9:00 am until time of service. Burial will follow the service at Riverview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.