Born March 7, 1928 in West Palm Beach, Florida, he was the son of the late Fred and Jessie Beatty Burke. He was a retired electrician for Florida Power and Light with 42 years of service and a Marine Corps Veteran. Donald was a former deacon of the Trinity Baptist Church in Florida. He loved camping and family gatherings.
Survivors include a son, Don R. (and Virginia) Burke, Sr. of Liberty; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, William “Billy” Thomas Burke of Florida and Freddie Burke of California; and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Genevieve Burke, who died August 1, 2015.
Graveside services are 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Glenwood Cemetery. Burial will follow service with military honors by the Casey County Honor Guard.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available online at www.mckinneybrown.com.