Ricky Dean Burton

Ricky Dean Burton, 61, of Monticello, passed away August 15, 2021, at his home in Monticello.

He was born October 22, 1959, in Monticello to the late William Otis Burton and Jewel Virginia Burton.

Mr. Burton was a Union pipeliner and a member of Enon Baptist Church. He was a member of the pipeliner’s Labor and Operator’s Union for 45 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family, along with hunting and fishing.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, Larry Burton, Robert Burton and Kenneth Burton.

He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Michelle Burton; his daughter and son-in-law, Candice and Brad VanDee; two brothers, Jackie Burton and wife, Betty and Randy Burton; one sister, Linda Carpenter and husband, Lloyd; two grandsons, Parker and Preston VanDee; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, August 19, at 10 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Burial will be at Union Ridge Cemetery. Family visitation will be Wednesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.