Arthur Allen Burton, 42, of Shelbyville

Arthur Allen Burton, 42, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, March 20, 2023, at his home.

He was born April 24, 1980, in Columbus, the son of Richard Burton an Laura Brightwell.  On June 30, 2017, he married Kristi Lee (Cooper) Burton, and she survives.

In addition to Kristi, Arthur is survived by his children, MeKayla Williams and significant other, Evan Bryant, and Abigail Burton, both of Columbus, Madyson Burton, Logan Cooper,  and Summer Farmer, fiance’, Bryce Kirstein, all of Shelbyville, and Austin Cooper and wife, Holly, of New York; brother, Michael Burton of Columbus; sisters, Tausha Greathouse and husband, Albert, of Paris Crossing, Hannah Wells of Seymour, Kristyn Plummer and fiance’, Michael Cool, of Edinburgh, and Nicole Ellington of Columbus; grandchildren, Hayden, Ella and one on the way, Hunter; father-in-law, Gary Cooper and wife, Melissa, of Shelbyville; mother-in-law, Jeanetta Gose of Franklin; and grandmother-in-law, Clora Moore and husband, Don, of Cleveland, Oklahoma; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arthur was preceded in death by his father.

He enlisted in the Indiana Army National Guard on April 23, 2001.  Arthur was assigned to the 1438th Composite Truck Company in Franklin, and deployed in 2013 to Afghanistan.

Arthur was employed at NOK Freudenberg as a press operator.

He enjoyed traveling with his wife and riding 4-wheelers and ATVs.

Arthur loved to spend time with his family.

He also leaves behind his best buddy, Rudy.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home, with Chaplain Cliff Pappe officiating.

Interment will be at Miller Cemetery in Shelby County, with military graveside services conducted.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shelbyville-Shelby County Animal Shelter, 705 Hale Road, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176.

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