Burton Ray Monroe, 77, of Warrensburg, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018 at Glens Falls Hospital.
Born July 18, 1940 in Brant Lake, as the son of Richard and Cora (Raymond) Monroe, he attended Horicon Central School. He was a logger and truck driver then onto NYS DEC and NYS DOT until his retirement. After retirement he loaded trucks for the town of Warrensburg, as well as being a Warrensburg Court Officer for Judge Morgan and Judge Nissen. Furthermore, His favorite job of all was being the Warrensburg School Crossing Guard for many years. He loved to be around the children and making them laugh, even as much as dressing like Santa Claus, or as whatever the time of year it was. Some of his enjoyments included NASCAR, hunting, and fishing,
In addition to his parents, Burton was predeceased by his wife, Janet (Miner) Monroe; sister, Theresa Ray; and three brothers, James, Robert, and Clifford Monroe. Survivors include one son, Rick and his wife, Mickey Monroe; 2 grandsons, Zachary (Jen) Monroe, and Nicholas Monroe; 4 great-grandchildren; Two sisters, Dorothy Fish, and Ada Cleveland; twin brother, Bernard (Bonnie) Monroe, Donald Monroe, Arnold “Bambi” (Margaret) Monroe; in addition to several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Calling hours for Burton Ray Monroe took place Friday, July 20 from 10 a.m to noon at Baker Funeral Home, 11 Lafayette St., Queensbury, NY 12804. A funeral service followed at noon at the funeral home with the Rev. Nancy Barrow officiating. Burial will be private at Bates Cemetery in Johnsburg. The family extends a sincere thank you to Starr, Glens Falls Hospital, and Fort Edward Emergency Squad for their many trips. Send Condolences and floral arrangements directly to Baker Funeral Home, or through bakerfuneralhome.com.