It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lloyd Burton, on June 10, 2021, beloved husband of Kathleen Burton of Creston, BC, at the age of 78.
Lloyd was born on December 19, 1942, in Lethbridge, AB to Ralph and Lula Burton.
Lloyd was employed with Eaton’s for 13 years and went on to work at the Lethbridge Correctional Centre as a Correctional Officer and retired after 28 years. It was there, at the Correctional Centre that he met his future wife, Kathleen McCall and on December 11, 1981, Lloyd and Kathleen were married and his family grew with 3 daughters.
Lloyd was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 4 in Lethbridge, AB and the Lethbridge Motorcycle Club prior to moving to Creston.
Once retired, Lloyd and Kathleen retired to an acreage in the Creston Valley. Lloyd was an avid outdoorsman enjoying fishing, camping, boating, ATVing and travelling by motorcycle.
Lloyd is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Kathleen, his daughter Diane (Shane) of Edmonton, AB and children, Matthew of Taber, AB & Megan of Lethbridge, AB and daughter Barb (Patrick) of Canmore, AB and children Alexis (Joey) Corunna, ON and Maddison of Kamloops, BC.
He is also survived by his sister Joyce (Sheldon) Woolf of Lethbridge, AB and family, brother Rod (Val) Burton of Bowser, BC and brother in law Paddy (Cherrill) McCall of Edmonton, AB and their children Mike (Kelly) of Canmore, AB and Kim of Edmonton, AB.
Lloyd is predeceased by his parents and his youngest daughter, Denise.
The family welcomes donations to a charity of your choosing as an expression of sympathy in lieu of flowers.
A private funeral service was held on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in Creston, BC.
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