Frank Samuel Burky, 80, of Burleson went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, in Fort Worth surrounded by his loving family. Service: A celebration of his life and memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at West Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 5325 Bonnell Ave., Fort Worth, 76107. Immediately afterward all are invited to greet the family during a reception at the home of Terrence and Juli Butler, 4600 Prevost St., Fort Worth, 76107. Frank was born Feb. 28, 1933, in Dayton, Ohio, to Samuel Burky and Lena Mitchell Burky. He graduated from Colonial White High School in Dayton, Ohio, and Tarrant County Junior College. Frank retired from both the Air Force and Navy and had careers as a police officer
and a firefighter
. Survivors: Frank is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Sawin-Burky; daughter, Taylor Butler; stepson, Terrence Butler and his wife, Juli; and grandchildren, January Hogan and Christon Managan.