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William Franklin Burke

Obituary Condolences

GLOUCESTER POINT - William Franklin (Billy) Burke died on Saturday, June 7, 2014. He was born on January 6, 1919 in Selden, Virginia to Charles and Verna Burke. He was a veteran of World War II and a long time member of Abingdon Episcopal Church, the Gloucester American Legion and the Abingdon Ruritan Club. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, David Burke. He is survived by his wife, Mary Florence Burke, his daughter Kathy Harris and her husband Jim, his grandson Burke Harris, nieces Pat Carlton and Nancy Heflin. Graveside services will be held at Abingdon Church Cemetery on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Special thanks to Charlotte West, Dr. Haggerty and his staff, Riverside Walter Reed Hospice and Clover Care. Memorial donations may be made of Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue, PO Box 8, Bena, Va. 23018 or to the Gloucester Mathews Humane Society, PO Box 385, Gloucester, Va. 23061. Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Daily Press on June 10, 2014
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