James D. Burton

James D. Burton

James David Burton

May 19, 1967 – June 22, 2021

KNIGHTDALE – James David Burton, 54, died Tuesday.  He was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to the late John Walter Burton & Vicky Verie Bowling Burton.  He worked as a manager at Rent-A-Center. James worked many years at Walmart & later Rent-A-Center.  He loved his family and enjoyed being with them.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 29 years, Kristel Bailey Burton, sons, Brian James Burton of Hermitage, Tennessee, Private Daniel Scott Burton of the home, daughters, Kelli Michelle Burton of Nashville, Tennessee, Rebekah “Becky” Lynne Burton of the home, brothers, John Victor Burton (Amy), Jeff Burton (Missy), and maternal grandmother, Verie Dalton.

A graveside service, 3 pm, Saturday Greenmount Cemetery, 536 W Academy St, Wendell. Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.  www.stricklandfuneral.com   The family requests friends to wear BRIGHT, CHEERFUL, casual clothes.


  • William & Frances Trapnell Posted June 25, 2021 5:14 pm

    Dear John, Amy & Family, We’re praying for you during this difficult time! Words cannot express our deep heart felt sorrow for the loss of your brother. May you find peace and comfort in the arms of The Savior! In Christ’s Love, William & Frances

  • Macon and Nell Perry Posted June 26, 2021 7:02 am

    We are so sorry for your loss , are prayers are with you .

  • John Burton Posted June 26, 2021 7:18 am

    Love you brother. I know we will see.each other again in heaven. That’s our hope thru Jesus and the resurrection.

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