Burton Avery, 83, went home to be with the good Lord, Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at St. James Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was a lifelong resident of Eastpoint. He worked as a commercial fisherman and truck driver.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mae and Robert Avery.

There will be a memorial service at Kelly Funeral Home on Saturday, March 18 at 1 p.m. followed by a graveside service at the Eastpoint Cemetery.