Vet. Willie Henry Burton was born in Marion County, Georgia on December 11, 1964 to the parentage of Mr. Eddie Burton, Sr. and the late Mrs. Mable Barnes Walker. He received his education in the public schools of Marion County. Upon graduation, he entered the United States Army and was Honorably Discharged in 1991.
In addition to his father, Mr. Eddie Burton, Sr., Buena Vista, GA, he leaves to cherish his memories, his companion, Ms. Lassander Hurley, Americus, GA; one daughter, Ms. Lakeshia Burton and a granddaughter, Ms. Emani Marie Burton both of Cleveland, OH; two brothers, Mr. Freddie Burton, Americus, GA and Mr. Eddie Burton, Jr., Cordele, GA; one sister, Ms. Jerie Burton, Americus, GA; one uncle, Mr. Melvin Burton, New Jersey; one aunt, Ms. Geechie of Florida; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin other relatives and friends also survive.