Joe Henry Burton died peacefully, surrounded by his family on January 29, 2022 in Cincinnati, Ohio at the age of 82.
Joe is survived by his wife, Geneva Burton; children, Rick Burton (Donna) of Milford, OH and Karen Schuette (Greg) of Reading, OH; grandchildren, Joseph Burton (Alisa) of Waldorf, MD, Aaron Burton (Abby) of Cincinnati, OH and Jake Schuette of Reading, OH; sisters, Christine Phelps, of Wyoming, OH, Brenda Wesley of Somerset, KY, and Margaret Smith, of Lexington, KY. He is preceded in death by parents, Matt and Goldie Burton of Somerset, KY; brother, Douglas Burton of Cincinnati, OH; and sister, Thelma Loveless of Somerset, KY.
Joe was born on April 16, 1939 in Somerset, KY to Matt and Goldie Burton. He married Geneva Robinson in 1961. After moving to Cincinnati, Joe began working for H & S Gulf as a mechanic. Over the next 60 years, the couple welcomed 2 children, their spouses and 3 grandchildren into their home. His children remember him as a kind/gentle/patient/driven father who encouraged them to pursue their goals.
Joe was the proud business owner of Burtons Auto Body and loved dealing with old cars. He also had a love of both Antiques and old western toys. He was a generous/witty/funny individual that enjoyed spending time with his family.
A private funeral is scheduled for immediate family only. The family would like to thank Florentine Garden's for their expert care.