He was born September 12, 1948 the son of Geraldine (Clayton) Crout .
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Sharon Robert (Polly) of 48 years in 2017. He is survived by his children, Cindy Horton (Williamsport), Tim Robert (Gillett), Scott (Carrie) Robert (Horseheads NY); grandchildren, Nathan Horton, Ian Burnett, Chase Robert, Autumn, Matthew, Lukus, Zachary, Sammual, and Maria Robert.
He was the brother of Bonnie (Harry) Crawford, Canton and Beverly Burton; and brother in law of Robert (Gene) and Edwina Wesneski, Wesley (Tink) and Peg Wesneski, Vicky and Ted Reed, Sandy Bryington, Richard Wesneski and Sherrie Husted. the late James (Denise) Bryington, Karen Karge, and mother in law Joyce Sullivan.
Per Burton's and the family request, there will be no services.
The Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Troy, assisted the family with arrangements.