Wayne LeRoi “WERM” Burton

BURTON,

Wayne LeRoi “Werm” Burton, 58. Sunrise October 22, 1952 – Sunset September 7, 2010. 1970 graduate of Linden McKinley High School and retiree of City of Columbus Parks and Recreation. Left to cherish his memory, mother Eiline Burton Smith, father George Burton Sr., daughters Nikkianna Clifford and Lailta Waller, sons Way-Shanne Burton and Justin Sunderland, brother George (Jeri) Burton Jr., sisters Charmel Carter and Yolanda (Richard) Hairston, 9 grandchildren, his Chihuahua friend Chino and a host of other relatives and friends.

Condolence Messages

  1. My deepest sympathy goes out to Wayne's family in their time of sorrow. Wayne was a classmate of mine at Linden McKinley and we ran cross country and played basketball together. I remember Wayne as always being fun-loving, caring and out-going. It is with a heavy heart that I say good-bye to my friend and classmate. I'm sure that he is headed for a better place. Please accept my sincerest condolences. Rest in peace, Wayne!

  2. I AM SADDENED TO HEAR OF WAYNE'S PASSING.I REMEMBER HIM WELL, WHAT AN AWESOME TRACK DUDE HE WAS. MAY THE LORD COMFORT THE ENTIRE FAMILY AND FRIENDS DURING THIS TIME.

  3. Mr. Brown,
    My family and I are so sorry for your loss. Werm was a wonderful person and will be missed by many. We surely miss you guys on Arlington. I was blessed to see him just last week. Will keep you guys in our prayers.

  4. To the entire Burton Family:

    My heart is sad, and I will miss Wayne. You all are in my prayers, and may God send a comfort to your hearts and minds.

    I know Wayne and James are happy.

    Love Always,

    Gonnie

  5. My prayers and heartfelt sympathy goes out to the Burton family, especially Wayne's folks and my friend and neighbor George, Wayne's brother. Wayne was always a nice guy to me and we had a lot of laughs when he came to George's to visit. I loved to hear he and George tell stories of their track and field glory days. he left us much too son but I know Wayne's at peace and with God.

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