Robert Alan Burton

February 19, 2020 4 Condolences Print Obituary Send Flowers

After a courageous battle with cancer it is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Robert Alan Burton.

Robert Burton, known to friends as "Bob" or "Bobby" passed away on February 5, 2020, at the age of 61 years.

He was born on March 13, 1958 in Edmonton, AB., where he spent his entire life.

Bob worked at Norseman (formerly North West Tent & Awning) for over 45 years as a Fabric Cutter extraordinaire. Bob was a very valued part of the Norseman family and will be missed greatly by all of us.

Bob joins his mother, Joan llene Bryant and his grandmother, Margaret Catherine Bryant, in heaven.

Bob is survived by his brothers, Doug & Greg; his very special uncle Al Bryant and his father, Brian Burton as well as numerous cousins, close friends and his Norseman family.

A Graveside service will be held on Monday February 24, 2020 at 1:00PM at  Northern Lights Cemetery, 15203 Campbell Rd NW, Edmonton.  Immediately following the service friends and family are invited to gather at Trinity Funeral Home 10530 116 Street, Edmonton to join and celebrate Bob's life.

  1. Very sorry to hear about Bob’s, passing. Bob’s work and the people who cared about him at work played a big role in his life.

  2. Sometimes there are no words to describe the feelings …… Bob will be very much missed in our lives going forward.
    He will always be remembered at Norseman and I will also miss him as my friend.

  3. I am deeply sorry to hear of Bobs passing, I have known Bob for a very long time, even though I had not seen him for a couple of years there are many memories of him as a teenager, my thoughts and prayers go to Bobs family

  4. My sincere condolences to the Burton family.
    Knew Bob for many years, good friends with my brothers Bill & John Phipps.
    Karen Phipps/Slater/Getz

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