Gilbert “Judge” Burton, 77

Posted by on Jun 28, 2022

Gilbert “Judge” Burton, of Campbellsville, the son of Coliver Ray Burton and Lucille (Turpin) Dishon, was born April 19, 1945 in Hamilton, OH and departed this life on Monday, June 27, 2022 in Greensburg at the Green Hill Manor Nursing Home. He was 77 years of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Spurlington United Methodist Church and was a former salesman at Alex Montgomery Chevrolet in Campbellsville.

He was a Veteran, having served in the United States Air force.

He played basketball for University of Tennessee and was an avid golfer.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters: Martina Jenkins and Joy Davidson and two great-grandchildren: Isaiah Glover and Evie Glover.

Survivors include his wife Ruth Ann (Harrison) Burton of Campbellsville; his children: Kelly Kathlina and husband Tim of Indiana, Kevin Burton of Barbourville, Angie Mills and husband Tim, Stephanie Thomas and Wesley Thomas all of Campbellsville; three sisters: Sheila Young and husband Ronnie of Corbin, Kathy Dickey and husband James of Nicholasville and Lynne Carter and husband Curtis of Lexington; a brother: Charles “Jeep” Burton of Somerset.

Also surviving are his grandchildren: Austin and Chase Kathlina; Grayson Burton, Alex Thomas and Raychel, Whitney Pyles and Wes, Timmy Mills and Abby Thomas; his great-grandchildren: Piper and Norah Glover, Landen, Zeke and Eli Thomas and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service for Gilbert “Judge” Burton will be Friday, July 1, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home (Campbellsville Chapel) with cremation to follow.

Bro. Robert Morris will be officiating.

Visitation after 10:00 A.M. on Friday until time for the service