Funeral arrangements made for Lonnie Burton, Wayland Baptist police chief

Funeral arrangements made for Lonnie Burton, Wayland Baptist police chief

PLAINVIEW, TX (KCBD) - Funeral arrangements and visitations have been made for 64-year-old Lonnie Burton, the former Wayland Baptist University chief of police, who died Monday from complications after a knee surgery.

Burton's funeral will be hosted at 10 a.m. Friday at College Heights Baptist Church in Plainview, according to Kornerstone Funeral home. A visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Thursday at Kornerstone as well.

Burton was born in Olton on Jan. 24, 1954, married Kathy Yates on June 20, 1981, in Lamesa and worked for the Plainview Police Department from 1976 to his retirement in 2009.

In March of 2009, he became the first and only chief of police for WBU.

More information about Burton can be found on Kornerstone website here.

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