May 22, 1982 - January 21, 2021
Derek Burke, 38, of Roanoke, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021. He was a 2000 graduate of Powell Valley High School and a 2005 graduate of Radford University.
Surviving are his wife, Emilee Sowers Burke; daughter, Natalie Layne Burke; father and mother, Jim and Deborah Burke; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ralph and Susie Sowers; and sister-in-law, Suzane (Trey) DeBerry.
A celebration of Derek's life will be held 7 p.m. Monday, January 25. 2021, at Simpson Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home & Crematory, 366-0707.
Simpson Funeral Home & Crematory
5160 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, VA 24019
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Published by Roanoke Times on Jan. 24, 2021.