Richard “Dick” Burton, of Saint Charles, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the age of 93. Loving husband of 69 years to Ruth Burton; devoted father of Becky (Charlie) Ell and the late Rickey Burton; cherished grandfather of Jamie Hampshire and Joshua Hampshire; treasured great-grandfather of Amber, Megan, Andrew, Beverley, and Hailey Hampshire. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Florence Burton; and his brother, James Burton.
Dick proudly served his country in United States Navy during World War II. He later had a successful career as an aircraft mechanic. Dick was strong in his faith and active in his church. He also volunteered much of his time to Wings of Hope and American Legion Post 312. In his free time, he enjoyed golfing and belonged to the Gold Wing Motorcycle Club. Most of all, he was the greatest husband, father, and grandfather.