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David Lee 'Tinker' Burton May 28, 1951 - Aug. 7, 2019

David Lee “Tinker” Burton, 68, Peru, Indiana, passed away at 7:53 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at Hickory Creek of Peru.

Born May 28, 1951, in Peru, Indiana, he was the son of the late Otha Bell Hawk Burton and Walter Eli Burton.

David was a member of the Mexico Baptist Church. He had worked at Redmon Basket Factory, Gateway Services, and Bona Vista, all in Peru.  

Survivors include his siblings, Myrtle (David) Correll, Logansport; Betty Gebhardt, Logansport; Geraldine Correll, Converse; Walter Burton, Jr., Wisconsin; George Kenneth (Patty) Burton, Peru; Linda Sue Waymire, Peru; and Jane Burton, Peru; along with many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Oliver Eugene Burton; two sisters, Nancy Mae Hunt, and Mary Ann Denham; and one cousin that was raised as a brother, Charles Robert Hawk.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at the Mexico Baptist Church, Mexico, Indiana, with Pastor Kyle Schnitz officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Nancy, Kentucky.

Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, prior to the service at the church.

McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, has been entrusted with arrangements. The online guestbook can be signed at www.mcclainfh.com.