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Donald Rozier Burke, 87, Casey Co., KY (1928-2015)

He was a retired electrician for Florida Power and Light with 42 years of service and he was a Marine Corps Veteran. He was a former deacon of the Trinity Baptist Church in Florida. He loved camping and family gatherings.

Donald Rozier Burke passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at his home in Casey County, KY. He was 87.

Graveside services are 10amCT/11amET Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Glenwood Cemetery. Burial will follow service with military honors by the Casey County Honor Guard.

Donald Rozier Burke, 87, Casey Co., KY (1928-2015)

Born March 7, 1928 in West Palm Beach, Florida, Donald Rozier Burke was the son of the late Fred and Jessie Beatty Burke. He died Wednesday, November 25, in Casey County, KY, at the age of 87 years, eight months, and 18 days.

Survivors include
  • One son, Don R. (and Virginia) Burke, Sr. of Liberty;

  • Three grandchildren;

  • Two great-grandchildren;

  • Two brothers, William “Billy” Thomas Burke of Florida and Freddie Burke of California;

  • And a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Genevieve Burke, who died August 1, 2015.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.

Send condolences to the family of Donald Rozier Burke.

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