East Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

1102 Airport Road, Bloomington, IL


John Duane Burton

July 5, 1938September 5, 2020

John Duane Burton, of Normal, passed away Saturday, September 05, 2020 at the age of 82. Born in Normal on July 5, 1938 to Leslie and Dorothy Burton, John Duane married the former Rita Wallus, and she survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Alan (Jeanne); daughter, Gerri; stepdaughter, Verna (Randy); several grandchildren, and great grandchildren; and brother, Donald.

John Duane Burton was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Tina; and several siblings.

John Duane Burton was retired as a dedicated school bus driver with McLean County Unit 5. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army.

Visitation will be held at East Lawn Funeral Home on Friday, September 11, 2020 from 4-6 PM. Cremation will be accorded following services.


  • Visitation

    Friday, September 11, 2020


John Duane Burton

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Gerrie Cook Cook

September 12, 2020

My father was a quiet man who didn't speak much but when he did you knew what was on his mind. I miss the time when my parents took us on vacations boating and camping. Then when my daughter Danaka was born he loved her so much. These are the memories I hold onto. I miss those days terribly before a devorce ripped our family apart.

Da5 Cotton

September 10, 2020

To my grandfather, I will miss you. I hold the good memories dear. The vacations we went on, your love for Nascar, and your passion to fix up older classic cars. My you rest in peace. 🕊
Love Danaka


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