Arthur Burks, age 79, passed away at his home in Lubbock, Texas, on Monday, May 3, 2010, following a brief illness. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2010, in the Chapel of Parker Funeral Home in Baird, Texas with Rev. John Westman officiating. Interment will follow in the Breckenridge Cemetery in Breckenridge, Texas. Services are under the direction of Parker Funeral Home of Baird.
Arthur was born March 31, 1931, in Lubbock, Texas. He is survived by 4 children, 7 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet.
The family suggests memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society or to the Interim Hospice of Lubbock, 5224 75th Street, Lubbock, TX 79424-2525.