Donald Wade “Donnie” Burton

Donald Wade “Donnie” Burton, 58, of Lexington went to be with his Lord Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington. Donnie was born March 12, 1961 in Dayton, OH a son of the late Curtis Franklin, Sr and Debbie Colley Burton. In addition to his parents, Donnie was preceded in death  by the love of his life, Glenna Gail Hall Burton.
Donnie was an ironworker, and was known for his strong work ethic, always providing for his family. Donnie’s family was his life’s compassion. Donnie loved to listen to music, traveling to his favorite place to visit, California, and caring for his dogs, Chica and Chippy. The last eleven years of his life was dedicated to spending time with his grandsons, Steven and Mason.
Donnie is survived by a daughter, Crystal Gail (Oscar) Salomon of Lexington; four step-sons, Charles Frank (Brenda)Sexton, Carl Edward (Shelia)Sexton, Johnathan Leron Sexton, all of Grayson and Ira Lee Sexton of Lexington; nine grandchildren, Mason, Steven, Kimberly, Tabatha, Rachel, Justin, Brandon, Megan and Chase; thirteen great-grandchildren, Kelsie, Skylar, Jaxon, Harley, Brayden, Logan, Lilly, Leland, Noah, Ryker, Johnathan, Abigail and Nevaeh; two sisters, Brenda (Albert) Swanagan of Grayson, and Linda (Mike Seagraves) Colley of Greenup; four brothers, Curtis Franklin (Judy) Burton, Jr. of Hitchins, Jim (Regina Shepherd) Burton of Grayson, Troy Burton of Paris, KY and Bruce (Debbie Thomas) Burton of Columbus, OH; and several nieces, nephews, friends and extended family who all mourn his passing.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Joel Rice officiating. Cremation followed the services. Visitation was from 6 to 9 p.m.  Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday until the service hours all at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.malonefuneralhome.com
He will be missed by friends and family.

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