Dr. Robert Tirey Burton
It is with great sadness that we announce, Dr. Robert Tirey Burton passed away at the age of 93, on the day of Wednesday, October 18, 2023. Robert was born April 18th, 1930, in Mitchell, Indiana. Robert is the son of Willard Eli and Sarah Mahala (Tirey) Burton. Robert was a Son of the American Revolution, a direct descendant to John Pleasant Burton, Infantry American Revolution Virginia. His family settled in Lawrence County, Indiana, following the Revolutionary War, in what is known as Burton Gap. Robert was baptized in the Liberty Baptist Church located in Mitchell, Indiana. He grew up on the Burton family farms and enjoyed all the activities necessary in running them. Robert...