January 3, 1955 - July 13, 2020
Richard “Ricky” Burton, age 65, of Cypress, Texas, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020. He was born on January 31, 1955 in Houston, Texas to Burt and Effie Burton. From a young age, Ricky had a passion for cars, which led him to found and operate his business, Northtown Towing. Ricky also had an unwavering love for his family. He never missed a family gathering or major milestone. His great nieces and nephews could hardly contain their excitement when waiting for Uncle Ricky to arrive. He was the first-born child, and only son of Burt and Effie. He was Rhonda and Tammy’s big brother. To the rest of the family, he was “Uncle Ricky.” He gifted everyone he was close to with an infinite number of warm memories, and a love that will live in their hearts forever. To be around Ricky meant plenty of laughter, and guaranteed happiness. Whether he was telling a joke, showing a funny video, or simply being himself, he could effortlessly transform a bad day into a great one. Ricky was the type of person who would drop everything to lend a helping hand. Whether you needed a shoulder to cry on, someone to share a happy moment with, or just someone to talk to, you could always count on Ricky to be there. Ricky had a gentle soul and a heart of gold, and he will be missed by so many. Ricky was preceded in death by his four grandparents, and his father, Burt Burton. He is survived by his mother, Effie Burton; sister, Rhonda Cannon; sister & her husband Tammy & Gordon Self; niece & her husband April & Shad Hepner; nephew & his wife Michael & Erin Cannon; niece & her husband Kristi & Doug Palmer; great nieces Brianna Palmer & Kate Cannon; great nephews Adam Hepner & Robert Cannon; best friend Benny Guseman; his beloved dog, Roxy; and countless relatives and close friends. Ricky’s visitation will be on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 8:30 AM at Addison Funeral Home in Spring, Texas. The graveside service will follow at 10:00 AM at Tranquility Oaks Cemetery in Spring, Texas with Pastor Andrew Soerens officiating. Pallbearers are Gordon Self, Doug Palmer, Shad Hepner, Larry Collins, Burl Nash, Johnny Hamby, Benny Guseman, Russell Collins.
Richard “Ricky” Burton, age 65, of Cypress, Texas, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020. He was born on January 31, 1955 in Houston, Texas to Burt and Effie Burton. From a young age, Ricky had a passion for cars, which led him... View Obituary & Service Information
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