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Walter Alfred Burton Jr. on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 4:20 P. M. was called home to be with our Lord. He passed away peacefully at the age of 60. Walter Alfred Burton Jr. was born in New Orleans, LA. He graduated from West Jefferson High School and worked for Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans for 17 years. He leaves to cherish a loving wife Lydia McSwain Burton of New Orleans, LA, 2 sons: Water A. Burton III (Adeana) of Houston, TX, Damien Burton of New Orleans, LA and 1 daughter: Shamica Ross (Malcom) of San Mateo, CA, 2 brothers: Michael Burton (Rhonda) of Fountain, CO, Robert Burton of El Paso, TX, 3 sisters: Linda Whitehurst (Carlin) of Clinton, MD, Janice Williams (Robert Jr.) of Colorado Springs, CO, Michelle Buckley (Frank Sr.) of Lithonia, GA, 7 grandchildren and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents: Mary Francis Burton and Walter Alfred Burton Sr. and 1 brother Joshua Burton.

Relatives and Friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave New Orleans, LA 70125. Rev. Eddie M. Payne officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM. Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, New Orleans, LA. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the online guest book.