Hobert C. Burton age 81, of New Madison, Ohio, passed away at 10:10 A.M. on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. Hobert was born July 9, 1935 in Lincoln County, Kentucky, to the late Elva & Lula (McNeese) Burton.
Hobert is survived by his wife, JoAnn M. (Rodgers) Burton whom he married June 26, 1954; children, Lois Wendel of New Weston, David Burton of New Madison, Danny Burton of Greenville, Alan & Vickie Burton of Greenville, Christopher & Cindy Burton of Greenville and Gregory Burton of West Milton; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Helen Burgess of Kentucky and Eileen Miller of Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Hobert was also preceded in death by a son, Elva Joe Burton; brothers, Leon, Charles & Delbert Burton; and sister; Dorothy Burgess.
Hobert was a farmer. He was a member of The New Beginning Church of God in Greenville.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, February 13, 2017, at The New Beginning Church of God 802 E. 4th St. Greenville with Pastor Dennis Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Monday from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to The New Beginning Church of God in Greenville. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.