BURK, JR. 64
LAKELAND - Melvin E. Burk, Jr., 64, died of heart failure Jan. 15, 2014.
Mr. Burk was born in Bethlehem, PA on Sept. 24, 1949. He was a U.S. Marine having served in Vietnam where he received both a Good Conduct Medal, as well as two Purple Hearts. He later worked for the Bethlehem Housing Authority and Bethlehem Steel.
Mr. Burk was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin Burk, Sr. and Eva
Erceg Burk. He is survived by his wife, Cindy Burk of Lakeland; sons,
Shawn Burk of Lake Wales, FL and Eric Burk of Opp, AL; sisters, Cheryl Stewart of Bethlehem, PA; granddaughter, Rebecca Burk; and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by Gentry Morrison Cremation Center.
Published in Ledger from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2014