Virthel Dean Burton, age 59, of Nancy, KY., departed from this life on Monday, November 13, 2017 at his residence.

Virthel was born on September 29, 1958 in Somerset, KY., to Otha “Glen” Burton and Marietta Epperson Marcum. Virthel was a former employee at Tecumseh and was an avid fan of Loretta Lynn and UK Basketball. He enjoyed gardening and loved his pets, especially his dog “Wally”.

He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Burton of Nancy, KY; his Mother, Marietta Marcum, of Nancy, KY; two brothers, Shannon Wayne Marcum and Kevin Ezra Marcum, both of Nancy, KY; one sister, Karen Elaine Frye of Nancy, KY; three nieces, Kayla Frye, Kiersten Marcum, and Autumn Rose Whitaker; five nephews, Corey Frye, Codie Marcum, Chase and Chance Whitaker, and Reggie Smith; and two sisters-in-law, Lisa Delk and Beah Whitaker, both of Somerset, KY.

Virthel was preceded in death by his Father, Otha “Glen” Burton, his Stepdad, Wayne Marcum, Grandparents, Gertie and Ezra Epperson, his Father-in-law and Mother-in-law, Parker and Ruby Delk, a brother-in-law, Brian Delk, a special Aunt, Mildred “Mid” Epperson, and an Uncle and Aunt, Vernon and Doris Epperson.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017 after 5:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jamey Epperson officiating. Burial will be at Carter Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Gordon Epperson, Doyle Epperson, Corey Frye, Michael Epperson, Noel Epperson, Brandon Epperson, and Clifton Epperson.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Virthel Burton.