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Charles Donahue Burton

March 22, 1941 ~ February 13, 2023

Charles Donahue Burton, 81, of Sulphur, LA died on February 13, 2023. Charles was born on March 22, 1941, in Iota, LA to Joseph and Josephine Burton.

Charles enjoyed wood working, gardening, cooking, softball, golfing, and his Tuesday night poker game. He was known for his generous love of family time at barbecues for every holiday and get togethers with family and friends. Charles was a member of Our Lady of Prompt Succor, a member of the Knights of Columbus as a 3rd degree Knight and worked over 30 years in the Petro Chemical Industry as an area supervisor. He also was co-owner of B and B Homes. Charles loved refereeing College and High School sports for 30 plus years.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 62 years, Stephanie Menou Burton; 5 children, Michael Burton, Alicia Burton Alaniz and husband Juan, Joseph Burton, Charles J. Burton and wife AunJelle, and Robert Burton and wife Lynn; 17 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 8 siblings, Thomas, Wayne, Mitch, James, Deborah, Dale, Damian, and Josette; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Joanne; sister-in-law, Donita; and brother -in- law, Charles Pruett

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a rosary at 6:30 PM Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home. Visitation will resume from 8:00 AM on Thursday at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home until 9:30 AM to proceed to the church for services. Burial will be at Mimosa Pines South under the direction of Johnson and Robison Funeral Home. Fr. Edward Richard, M.S. will officiate services.  

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  1. I’m so sorry to hear about CD.  My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends.  I know he will be missed. ❤️🙏
    Karen Ronkartz

  2. My Dear Burton Cousins,
    I am so sorry for the sad news of CD's passing …… my heart goes out to each and everyone of you.
    Much Love,
    Judi Ronkartz

  3. To the Burton Family,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your father, brother, and grandpa. This causes a huge empty hole than will never be completely closed again. Charles was a very fine person and Marlene thought highly of him. May he rest in peace and may God shower you in love and faith to get thru this hurtful hard time and to save all the wonderful memories in your heart. All our love and prayers- Charles Later Sr. And Marion Lever Klumpp


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