Lucas Burton

Lucas Burton

MONTICELLO – Lucas Wain Burton, 18, of Monticello passed away at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 17, 2017) at his residence.

Lucas was born on April 15, 1998, in Urbana, the son of John K. and Tara (Fredericks) Burton.

Lucas is survived by his father, John K. Burton of Little Rock, Ark.; mother, Tara Fredericks Burton of Monticello; brother, Joshua King Burton of Monticello; half brother, Zachariah John Burton of Chicago; and maternal grandparents, Ed and Marty Fredericks of Champaign.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Elvin and Fayrene Burton.

Lucas was in the Monticello High School Marching Band and he enjoyed music and photography. He served at the Relief Bus in New York City and on the Encouraging Words Outreach Team.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Aaron Meeks officiating. Interment will be held in Goose Creek Township Cemetery, DeLand.

Memorial donations may be made to the Burton family in C/O the First State Bank of Monticello.

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