Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2013 4:00 pm
The Messenger, January 31, 2013
Completed arrangements are being announced for Michael Burke, 57, of Union City, who died 5:30 p.m. Jan. 29, 2013, in the emergency room at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. The Rev. Billy Uzzle will officiate. Burial will follow in Hickman (Ky.) City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. Friday.
He was born Oct. 21, 1955, in Welch, W.Va., son of the late Sidney Burke and the late Margaret Jean (England) Smith. He had been employed at Lennox Hearth Products and served as a union steward there.
He is survived by two daughters and his son-in-law, Stacey Burke of Westerville, Ohio, and Amber (Burke) and Ron Eaton of Lancaster, Ohio; three sons and his daughter-in-law, Kacey and Nancy Warthman of Zanesville, Ohio, Jeremiah Adkins of Lancaster, Ohio, and Alan Wayne Burke of Union City; four sisters, Marcella Kay Burke of Sevierville, Brenda Sue Crittenden of Lancaster, Jeannie (Burke) Wilmath of Union City and Patty (Burke) Jones of Jackson; four grandchildren; four stepsisters, Bernice Boone of Union City, Mary Vanderlaan of Muskegon, Mich., Margaret Handley of Enid, Okla., and Dorothy Sprayberry of Wichita, Kan.; three stepbrothers, Lester Burnes, Arthur Burnes and Kenneth Burnes, all of Union City; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Mildred Fay Burke; and his brother, Elliott Burke.
To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.