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George C. Burke Sr.

George C. Burke Sr., 75, of Powhatan and Deltaville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on March 2, 2013 at home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean C. Burke; his parents, James and Florence Burke; three siblings, Dorothy Hall, Mary Walden and James Burke.

He is survived by his four children, Carol Burke, Sharon Burke, George Jr. and Patricia Kincaid; two sons-in-law, David Kretz and Dennis Cordrey; devoted grandfather to six grandchildren, Christy, Casey, Crystal, Daniel, Tiffanie and Joseph; step-grandchildren, Michael and Katherine; and a great-grandfather to six. He is also survived by his brother, Thomas Burke, and his wife Jeanette.

George served in the Navy Reserves. He was the First Governor of the Powhatan Moose Lodge in 1981. He lived a full life enjoying his family, many lifelong friends, hunting and fishing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Riverside Walter Reed Hospice, 7550 Hospital Dr., Gloucester, VA 23061. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.

posted 03.06.2013

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