John E. Burden, 81, of Madisonville, Kentucky passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021 at Baptist Health in Madisonville.
He was born in Anton, KY on April 15, 1940 to the late Lennie Lee and Mamie Lucille Burden.
Mr. Burden was of the Baptist faith and had worked as a coalminer for Fies and South Hopkins mining companies.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Hallum and Betty Braden.
Mr. Burden is survived by his wife, Polly Burden; his son, Johnny Burden of Providence, KY, three brothers, Edward E. Burden of Gallatin, TN, Lennie Eugene Burden of Madisonville, KY, and Richard N. Burden of Hopkinsville, KY; one grandchild, Lucas Lee Burden; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY with Bro. Bill Egbert officiating and burial will be private.
Visitation will be on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 10:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM at the funeral home.
Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences can be made at www.reidwaltersfh.com.
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