---- — Roy E. Burton, 63, of Hoopeston, passed away at 9:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at his home in Hoopeston.
Roy was born on Sept. 30, 1950, in Hoopeston, the son of Cletus and Enzie Toy (Tarter) Burton.
He is survived by his girlfriend, Tammy Thomas of Hoopeston; four brothers; one sister; five children; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a step-mother, Rosie Burton.
Roy was an avid Chicago Bears and stock car racing fan.
A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at the Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston. Following the visitation cremation rites will be accorded. Memorials may be made to the family. The family has entrusted the Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Home to assist the family in honoring Roy’s life. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wolfeblurtonfuneralhome.com.