Mont Lee Burton, 61, Hays, died Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 3, 1954, in Danville, Ill., to Leon and Ileta (Morgeson) Burton.

He married Robin Lynn Gay on July 8, 1977. He was a farmhand. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Korea.

He enjoyed sprint car racing where he worked as a pit crew member.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Shawn Burton, Illinois, Les Burton, Hays, and Chris Burton and wife, Melanie, Victoria; three sisters, Donna Brazada, Hoisington, Kim Frank, La Crosse and Betty Swartz, Great Bend; four grandchildren, Brandon Burton, Meghan Burton, Kylie Postalwait and Calib Bazil; and two great-grandchildren, Alex Ford and Ayriana Postalwait.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant sister, Brenda Jane Schuckman.

No services are planned at this time and cremation was chosen.

Brock’s Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.

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