|Birth: ||Jul. 24, 1934|
|Death: ||Jul. 24, 2011|
Lafayette Journal & Courier, July 26, 2011
Charles Barry Burks, 77, of Pine Village, died at 7:54 am. Sunday, July 24, 2011, at his residence.
He was born July 24, 1934, in Glasgow, Ky., and was the son of the late Bruce and Alta Jones Burks. He graduated from Freeland Park High School in 1952 and served in the Army from 1954 to 1956.
On Nov. 21,1959, he married Evelyn "Betze" Ringle in Dunnington, and she survives.
Mr. Burks, "Chicken Charlie," was the general manager for Kentucky Fried Chicken for many years and later retired from farming in Warren County.
He was a member of American Legion Pickle Post 57 in Fowler. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and was a loyal Cubs fan.
Surviving with his wife are two sons, Barry Burks (fiancée: Cheryl) and Kip Burks (wife: Teressa); a daughter, Monica Burks O'Brien; two sisters, Lou Rasher and Barbara Speck (husband: Ted); and a brother, Cliff Burks (wife: Mary).
Also surviving are 5 grandchildren, Brian, McKenna, Nicolas, Sydney and Emily.
Memorial gathering will be at a later date.
Created by: Sherry Salla
Record added: Jul 26, 2011
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