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James R. Burton

The Celebration of Life for Mr. James Rufus “Bo Peep” Burton, 78, of Beaumont, TX will be Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 2 pm at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Beaumont.

Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Live Oak Memorial Park under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 12 until 1 pm at the church.

He passed away July 9 in Las Vegas, NV.

A longtime Port Arthur resident, he graduated from Lincoln High School in 1959 and retired from Unocal 76 Oil after 28 years.

He was a member of Port Arthur’s Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church before moving to Beaumont and joining Antioch.

Offer sympathy expressions and share survivor  information and other memories of his life at sparrowfuneralhome.com