Gene "Gene-O" Autry Burton, 84 of Edinburgh, Indiana. He passed away June 1, 2021 at his residence.
Gene was born on March 27, 1937 in Columbus, IN the son of the late Gordon and Ruby (Cook) Burton. He was married to Freda M. (Cosby) Burton on June 24, 1956. She survives.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Wayne, Alva and Dale Burton.
Gene is survived by his loving wife, Freda M. (Cosby) Burton; children, Tony G. (Linda) Burton of Indianapolis, IN; Tena G. Durr-Edinburgh, IN; Troy G. (Angie) Burton of Mt. Auburn, IN.; grandchildren, Ashley Nobbe, Kayla Bloomer, Summer Burton, Austin Burton; great grandchildren, Makenna Nobbe, Jacob Nobbe, Bella Nobbe and Matthew Bloomer.
He was a self employed Auto Body Technician for 70 years and also a truck driver for Schumaker Brothers.
He attended Columbus HS. Gene was also a member of the Shelbyville Apostolic Tabernacle Church.
Gene loved fishing, riding motorcycles, loved all sports and "tinkering" on cars. He also loved his family and grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Visitation for Gene will be on Sunday, June 6, 2021 from 5 to 7pm at Apostolic Tabernacle Church, 1500 Miller Ave., Shelbyville, IN.
Funeral services will be on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 7pm in the church with Pastor Daniel McDonald officiating.
Burial will follow on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 1 pm in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Tabernacle Church.