Floyd L. Burton
Floyd L Burton July 31, 1929 - Jan. 6, 2017 SOUTH BEND - Floyd L Burton of Avon, Indiana, formerly of South Bend, died Friday morning, January 6, 2017, at the age of 87. Floyd Burton was married to Joan Burton of South Bend (deceased) and is survived by his daughter, Barbara (Steven) Steffens of Cincinnati, Ohio; three sons, David (Mary) Burton of Avon, Charles Burton of Indianapolis, and Andrew Burton of Providence, Rhode Island; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. A graduate of South Bend Central High School (1947) and Purdue University (1951), Floyd served in the United States Marines from 1951-1953 and then became a partner in the family business, Burton's Department Store, until 1960. He then worked for CNA Insurance until 1978 when he became President of Burton-Seltzer & Associates Insurance Agency. After retiring, he and Joan re-located to South Bend in 2001. He then moved to Avon in 2011. Floyd was active in many fraternal organizations, was a Kentucky Colonel, and member of the American Legion. He had a love for his dogs and photography. Friends are welcome to visit with the family on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 11:00 AM at Zion United Church of Christ in South Bend, and join us for a funeral service at 1:00 PM. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery, South Bend. Bubb Funeral Chapel is assisting with the arrangements.
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