William F. Burton, III



William F. “Bill” Burton, III, 63, of Myrtle Beach and formerly of Fairmont, NC, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 7, 1953 in Augusta, Georgia, son of the late William F. Burton, II and Eloise Murphy Burton.

An outdoorsman by nature, Bill loved the beach, sports and was extremely active, spending time working out and running. He enjoyed music, time spent on social media and reconnecting with his past acquaintances from Fairmont.

Bill leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted wife of 20 years, Gayle Burton; beloved daughter, Susan Moyar and husband, Mike of Myrtle Beach; cherished grandson, Alex Gergits of Myrtle Beach; loving brother, Michael Burton of NC; and nephew, Joseph Burton of NC.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Burroughs Funeral Home in Murrells Inlet on Wednesday April 19, 2017 at 2:00PM.

Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made in Bill’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Avenue North, #101, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, Amedisys Hospice, 391 Seaboard Street, #6, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 or to the charity of one’s choice.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the entire staff of Amedisys Hospice for the loving, supportive and compassionate care they provided.

Online condolences may be directed to: www.burroughsfh.com.

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.