Terry Wade Burton, 40, of Columbia, died Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Russell County Hospital after a short illness.
He was born January 27, 1978 in Somerset. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Robert and Bertha Burton; and maternal grandparents, Clifton and Helen Harmon.
Terry attended Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and was a department manager at Wal-Mart in Columbia. He loved his family, friends, kayaking and was an avid UK and Dallas Cowboys fan.
His survivors include his wife, LaNishia Britt Burton of Columbia; his parents, Gary Wade and Linda J. Burton of Russell Springs; one son, Collin Wade Burton of Russell Springs; one daughter, Chelsea Elissa Blair of Russell Springs; one sister, Keishia D. (Eric) Gosser of Russell Springs; father-in-law and Mother-in-law, Rev. Howard and Patricia Ingram Britt of Jamestown; two nieces; and a host of uncles, aunts and cousins.
Terry and LaNishia were expecting twins due in May.
A celebration of Terry’s life will be held Monday, December 3, 2018 at 4:30 P.M. at the Jamestown Nazarene Church Gymnasium with Rev. Howard Britt delivering the eulogy.
Terry wanted to help other cancer patients by donating his body for research, and his final resting place will be in the Free Union Cemetery.
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.