HARTFORD, Ky. — Franklin (Frank) “Frankie” Burton, 47, of Hartford, passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born June 9, 1974, in Hartford, to Daryl Burton and Sharon Cleveland Howard. Frank was employed by Century Aluminum and attended Panther Creek Baptist Church.
He loved farming, spending time with his family and friends, and tinkering with his antique tractor.
Frank was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Frank and Dolores Cleveland and Dale and Lillian Howard, and paternal grandparents, Esker and Christine Burton and Everett and Mavie Maden.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 19 years, Tammy Burton, of Hartford; son, Austin Burton, of Hartford; daughter, Abbie Burton, of Hartford; father, Daryl (Judella) Burton, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky; mother, Sharon Cleveland (Roger) Howard, of Utica, Kentucky; stepbrother, Roger (Shannon) Howard Jr., of Utica; mother-in-law, Shirley Arnold, of Hartford; brother-in-law, Tim (Charity) Arnold, of Hartford; sister-in-law, Cecilia (Jeff) Smith, of Hartford; nieces and nephews, Jacob, Hannah, and Faith Arnold, and Harrison, Garrett, and Trevor Howard; uncle, Galen (Mary Ann) Cleveland, of Hartford; aunt, Bendetta Wells, of Littleton, Colorado; and cousins, Mike Cleveland, Jason (Beth) Cleveland, Bobby Wells, and Chris Wells.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Bro. Eddie Duke officiating. Burial will follow in Carson Cemetery in Hartford. Friends may visit with Frank’s family from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.danksfuneralhome.com.