Russell Edward Burt Jr.
Russell Edward Burt, Jr., 83, of Riverton, died at 10:30 pm, Thursday, March 14, 2019 at his home. He was born December 11, 1935 in Springfield, IL to Russell and Agnes (Krebs) Burt, Sr. He married Myrtle Edna Kelley July 21, 1967 and she preceded him in death August 25, 2007. Also preceding him in death were his parents, two sisters and three brothers.
He is survived by one daughter, Anna (companion, Dennis Jones) Burt of Springfield; four sons, Vernon (Dawn) Bates of Leesburg, FL, Ronald Bates of Riverton, Russell D. (Dianne) Burt of Springfield and Kenneth (companion, Carlos Perez Moralas) Burt of Florida; eleven grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Visitation: 9:30–11:30 am, Monday, March 18, 2019 at Elm Street Christian Church.
Funeral Service: 11:30 am Monday, March 18, 2019 at Elm Street Christian Church with Pastor John Sears officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.