Daiton Allen Burton, 2 weeks old, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He was born April 17, 2018 in Hoopeston, the son of Alyssa Eighnor and Jarrod Burton.

He is survived by his mother, Alyssa Eighnor of Sheldon; father, Jarrod Burton of Hoopeston; two brothers, Caleb Clevenger and Daysin Burton both of Sheldon; three uncles, Eric (Stacy) Davenport of Watseka, Zack Burton (Alicia Allison) of Rossville and Dawson Burton of Milford; one aunt, Shannon (Dave) Randles of Clifton; maternal grandparents, Rick and Kathy Eighnor of Sheldon; maternal great-grandmother, Charlottie McKay of Milford; paternal grandparents, Mary Vaughn and Paul Baker of Hoopeston; and paternal grandfather, Christopher Burton of Rossville.

Daiton was preceded in death by his aunt, Nichole Eighnor; maternal great-grandfather, Earl McKay; maternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Eighnor; maternal great-grandfather, Everett Eighnor; paternal great-grandmother, Jean Vaughn; paternal great-grandfather, Kenny Vaughn; and paternal great-grandfather, Rory Burton.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 pm on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon. Fr. Michael Powell will officiate.

Memorials may be made for the family’s wishes.

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