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Bobby Gene Burton

October 22, 1954 ~ December 27, 2021 (age 67)


Bobby Gene Burton, 67 of Elbow Lake, Minnesota died Monday, December 27, 2021 at Prairie Ridge Healthcare, Elbow Lake.

Bobby Gene Burton was born October 22, 1954, to Carl and Wilma (Lampley) Burton in Harrisburg, Illinois. As a child, he moved with his family to Long Beach, California, attending school, and graduating high school in California.

Bobby married Dorothy and to this union two children were born, Curtis and Robert. He moved with his family to Jamestown, ND, where he owned and operated his own towing business.  They later divorced, and he returned to California for two years before moving to Elbow Lake, MN. 

Bobby and Rachael Lynn Radil joined their nurturing spirits and married on February 14, 2020, in Elbow Lake, MN.  They lived together in Elbow Lake, where he was employed with Dollar General.  

He is survived by his wife, Rachael; two sons, Curtis Burton of Jamestown, and Robert Burton of Fargo; three stepchildren, James Vance, Evan and Sophia Radil; six grandchildren; two sisters, Sandra Dade of California and Carlene Phelps of Elbow Lake; three brothers, Dennis Burton of California, Carl Burton of Elbow Lake and Butch Burton of California; and by numerous relatives and friends.  Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Wilma Burton; mother-in-law, JoAnne Pratt and brother-in-law, Bradley Brackin.

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