Albert Burton, Sr., age 91 of Salem, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 11:21 am, in his residence.
Born September 4, 1928 in Columbia , Kentucky, he was the son of the late Cleveland and Addie (Powell) Burton.
He was a retired restaurant owner of the old Country Kitchen, Skyline Restaurant and Al's Lounge in Salem and was a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church and a member of Bear Wallor Methodist Church in Colombia, Kentucky. He was a former member of the Salem Lions Club, a Kentucky Colonel and served as a Salem City Councilman and member of the Salem Planning Commission for many years.
On October 16, 1979, he married Jetta A. (Martin) Kemp Burton, who survives.
Also surviving are: 2 Sons: Albert (Sybil) Burton, Jr. and Daniel (Lisa) Burton; Stepson: William R. (Pamela) Kemp Jr.; 2 Stepdaughters: Roberta Kemp May and Cindy Kemp House; 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 1 son: Robert Burton, 5 sisters and 4 brothers.
Funeral Service: 7:00 pm Sunday at Dawalt Funeral Home with George Browning officiating.
Visitation: 3 to 7 pm Sunday. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
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