Obituary of Carl Burton
Carl Burnett Burton, 89, of Ocean City, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake. Born in Kingsville, MD, he was the son of the late Robert Charles Burton and Eva Stricklin Burton.
Carl was a US Navy veteran having served in the Korean conflict and a member and former Commander and Chaplin of American Legion Post 130, VFW Post 6506 and the Bethany United Methodist Church in Berlin, he belonged to Widow and Widower Club. He worked for 40 years for Baltimore, Gas & Electric, retiring in 1990 as a Control Room Supervisor. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, hunting, playing golf, playing cards and spending time with his neighbors and friends.
He is survived by two children, Karen Jean Hudson (Michael) of Rosedale, MD and Gary Joseph Burton of West Palm Beach, FL; two step-daughters, Christine Fitchwell (Craig) and Kimberly Wood, both of Joppatown, MD; five grandchildren, Paul, Julie, Matthew (Sofia), and Adam; Jeremy, and a great granddaughter, Eden; and a very special friend, Norma Brull of Ocean City.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Burton; and four siblings, Alma Connor, Robert Burton, John Burton, and Gloria Jones.
A Celebration of His Life will be held on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2pm at the Bethany United Methodist Church in Berlin with Pastor Connie Paulson officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Bethany United Methodist Church in Berlin, MD.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit www.hollowayfh.com to express condolences to the family.
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