EVART — Wayne Eugene Burson, 84, of Evart, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center in Clare.
Wayne was born in Sears, on July 21, 1931, to Rufus Tory and Mabel E. (Krider) Burson. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, being stationed in Munich, Germany. Wayne married E. Dawn Bates in Osceola County on Oct. 31, 1954. He owned and operated Burson Milk Transportation for more than 50 years and enjoyed his milk route and the farmers. Wayne enjoyed bird watching, loved his special dog, Missy, but especially loved spending time with his family.