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Philip Burton Sr.

Philip Leroy Burton Sr., 79, of Carlisle, PA, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020 in the UPMC Carlisle. He was born on April 27, 1941 in Coatesville, PA to the late Sybil (Burton) Pennington and was the widower of Melvenia (Spencer) Burton.

He is survived by his children, Phyllis Burton of Mt. Holly Springs, Eric Burton (Monique) of Harrisburg and Antonia McCray of Grand Blanc, MI; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Ivanell Garner of Coatesville and numerous nieces and nephews.

Philip was preceded in death by his sons, Philip L. Burton Jr., Keith G. Burton Sr. and Lionel Burton and one brother, Donald R. Burton Sr.

Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation https://www.kidney.org/donation. Arrangements are being handled by Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Mt. Holly Springs, PA. Visit www.HollingerFuneralhome.com for condolences to the family.

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I had an opportunity to work on a committee with Phil many years ago. It was my pleasure. Phil brought a wealth of knowledge to the group. He also was a very nice man! RIP Phil.

Pete Belcher Jun 18 2020 12:00 AM

Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Lionel and Uncle Phil Burton. Each will be missed by many. Namir Anderson and Arden Hunt

Arden Hunt Jun 13 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Phillis and Family we send our deepest Sympathy and Prayers for the loss of Mr. Phil and your brother Lional,may your memory’s carry you through the days ahead.

Miles and Thelma Muldrow Jun 12 2020 12:00 AM

My prayers for everyone. I'm glad I had the chance to tell Phil how happy I was to have him for a brother in law. Rest In Peace.

Barry L Lewis Jun 11 2020 12:00 AM