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O'Burke, Robert (Bob) Robert (Bob) Samuel O'Burke of Duncanville passed away Nov. 1, 2013. He was born Sept. 21, 1925 in Beaumont, Texas, the son of Jack Emmett & Janette Carr McCaffery O'Burke. He retired as Fire Chief from the City of Duncanville in 1988 after 25 years of service. He also served for 45 years in the south Texas area in fire service. A proud Marine veteran, he served during the Korean War and was an active Mason. His son, Ronald Ray O'Burke preceded him in death, as did his sister, Ann & brother, Richard. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Dorothy; daughter, Janice Hawkins; grandson, Paul O'Burke; granddaughter, Amy Riley; great-granddaughter, Lilly; brothers, Jimmy & Johnny O'Burke. Funeral Service is 2:00 PM, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 at First United Methodist Church, 403 S. Main St., Duncanville, TX 75116. The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM, Sunday also at the church. Burial will follow at Little Bethel Cemetery.


Published in Dallas Morning News on Nov. 3, 2013
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