Albert Burton, Sr., age 91 of Salem, passed away Wednesday, September 2,
2020 at 11:21 am, in his residence.
Born September 4, 1928, in Columbia, Kentucky, he was the son of the
late Cleveland and Addie (Powell) Burton.
He was a retired restaurant owner of the old Country Kitchen, Skyline
Restaurant and Al’s Lounge in Salem and was a member of the New Hope
United Methodist Church and a member of Bear Wallor Methodist Church in
Columbia, Kentucky. He was a former member of the Salem Lions Club, a
Kentucky Colonel and served as a Salem City Councilman and member of the
Salem Planning Commission for many years.
On October 16, 1979, he married Jetta A. (Martin) Kemp Burton, who
Also, surviving are: 2 Sons: Albert (Sybil) Burton, Jr. and Daniel (Lisa)
Burton; Stepson: William R. (Pamela) Kemp Jr.; 2 Stepdaughters: Roberta
Kemp May and Cindy Kemp House; 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 1 son: Robert Burton, 5 sisters, and 4 brothers.
Funeral Service: 7:00 pm Sunday at Dawalt Funeral Home with George
Visitation: 3 to 7 pm Sunday. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.