Burton Lee Burke

Burton Lee Burke

CHESNEE, SC-- Burton Lee Burke, 72, widower of Nancy Dale Martin Burke, of 1340 Piedmont Road, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
Born January 14, 1941, in Cherokee County, he was a son of the late Broadus Burke and Mary Price Burke. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a retired rural mail carrier for the Chesnee Post Office, a member of the Chesnee Masonic Lodge, a Shriner and a member of Piedmont Baptist Church where he was a former Deacon and a former member of the pulpit committee.
Surviving are two sons, Timothy Burke and wife Sharon of Chesnee and Mark Burke of Chesnee; sisters, Ruth Bishop of Spartanburg and Ruby Emory of Greenwood; grandson, Tony Burke and wife Shawna; and great-granddaughter, Amelia Burke.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by eight brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Piedmont Baptist Church with the Revs. Heyward Calvert, Doug Thrift and Larry Fleming officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
The family is at the residence.
E-condolences may be sent on line to www.eggersfuneralhome.com
Eggers Funeral Home & Crematory - Chesnee


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Eggers Funeral Home Chesnee
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Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from May 8 to May 9, 2013