Mr. Burden, a resident of Mer Rouge, LA, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013. He was a former owner of Dixie Cleaners. Mr. Burden was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having obtained the rank of Technical Sergeant. He was a member of the Summerville Masonic Lodge #234 in Summerville, SC where he gained Master Mason status May 17, 1976. Mr. Burden will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He especially enjoyed fishing and the outdoors.

A memorial service for Mr. Richard E. Burden, age 67, is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the chapel of Golden Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Edwards officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until service time.