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Jack A. Burton

Jack A. Burton

Jack A. Burton, age 84, of Quincy, died on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 in Blessing Hospital. He was born on July 8, 1938 in Quincy the son of Jack and Marie (Meyer) Burton. He married Hazel Burton on September 28, 1958. She preceded him in death on November 27, 2020.

Jack served in the United States Navy. He was a Quincy Police Officer for 30 years from 1969 until retiring in 1999.

Jack and his wife Hazel were members of GWRRA for 40 years and held all the positions in the motorcycle club. He loved to travel and camp. He also greatly enjoyed going to the coffee shop at the 18 Wheeler. He also enjoyed country music.

Jack is survived by:
TWO DAUGHTERS: Valerie Farlin (Ron) of Buffalo, MN and Jackie Burton of Quincy.
DAUGHTER IN LAW: Angela Burton of Hannibal, MO
Grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

In addition to his wife, Jack was preceded in death by a son Mark Burton and siblings: Edward Burton, John Burton, Wanda Roan, Carroll Burton, Dorothy Preston, Margaret Stinett, Franklin Burton.

Cremation rites have been accorded and no formal services are planned. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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From:
Mark Burton II
Eldon, MO
Comments:
Rest easy grandpa.....u will be truly missed
From:
Mike Barnes
Quincy, IL
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Jack was one of the best officers quincy ever had .he will be remembered and missed
From:
Sharon Logsdon
Quincy, IL
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Sorry for your loss. Knew Jack through the Chapter N motorcycle club in Quincy.
From:
Nancy Buffington
Canton, MO
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Fly high in the mountains. You will definitely be missed.
From:
Broderick Richie
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RIP Jack.
Lost a Great Guy n Officer.
Our Condolences to the Family
From:
teresa pickle
Quincy, IL
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Gerry and I want to extend our deepest condolences to the family. Gerry worked for many years with Jack, he as an Adams County Deputy and Jack with the Quincy Police Department. Oh, the stories they would share when they met around town! May God grant you the strength needed in the days ahead and may your many wonderful memories bring you comfort.
From:
Karen mutchler
Quincy, IL
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Jack was one of the finest officer.there ever was.truly a great man.my prayers go out to his family..may God be with u aii.
From:
Robin (Ashbaugh) Tucker
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Jackie, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. Hugs to you.
From:
Michael Houston
Quincy, IL
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I wish I could have known you
Rest in Peace
From:
Linda (Mrs. Dennis) Boden
Quincy, IL
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My husband worked on QPD with Jack. He enjoyed his time with Jack.
Any time I saw Jack, he was smiling . I am very sorry for your loss.
May God comfort your entire family at this time.
From:
Karla Ellerman
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry for your loss,RIP Jack, you and Hazel were like 2nd parents to me, enjoyed all the rides on the Honda, the travels and camping. You will be missed dearly, you were the best.
From:
Greg Scott
Wuincy, IL
Comments:
Sorry for your loss. Jack was a great guy, worked with him at QPD for about 25 years. My God be with you during this time.
From:

Quincy, IL
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Jack and I worked together on the Quincy Police Department. I really looked up to Jack, and he could always make me laugh. God Bless him.
From:
Steve & Sue Hull
Quincy, IL
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Dear Burton Family,
Sue and I have known Jack ever since he and Hazel moved into the Fox Run East neighborhood. They were always good neighbors and would always stop and speak to you. Another good person is taken away from our world. Please know that you are in our prayers.
From:
Adam Yates
Quincy, IL
Comments:
On behalf of the Quincy Police Department, condolences to Mr. Burton’s family. Jack was a well liked and well respected Quincy Police Officer. His years of dedicated service are appreciated. May he rest in peace.
From:
Jack Kahs
QUINCY, IL
Comments:
Jack Kahs and his family offer our condolences to Officer Burton's family.
From:
Mitzi Howell
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Sorry for your loss. Knew Jack from the 18 Wheeler and he also knew my Dad, Ralph Howell for years. He will be greatly missed over at the 18 Wheeler and the gas station as well.
From:
VICKIE NOKES
QUINCY, IL
Comments:
Jack will always be remembered. A fine gentleman