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 Bucky Eugene Burke

Bucky Eugene Burke

Birth
Michigan, USA
Death 18 Sep 2007 (aged 36)
Georgia, USA
Burial Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 111813999 · View Source
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Mr. Bucky Eugene Burke, age 36, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, September 18, 2007 in Brunswick, Georgia.

Mr. Burke was born in Michigan and was a 1988 graduate of Jenkins Independent High School in Jenkins, Kentucky and had attended East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. Bucky was also very active in the communities he lived in and had served his country and fellow man in many capacities, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the 82nd Airborne during both Operation Desert Shield and in Desert Storm. In 1993 he became the Deputy Sheriff of Letcher County, Kentucky. Mr. Burke also served as the Chief of Police for Loyall, Kentucky, and was a Police Officer with the Veterans Administration Police in Danville, Illinois. After having served in Illinois he was transferred to Veterans Administration Police in Mountain Home, Tennessee. In 2003 he joined the United States Marshals Services stationed in the District of Columbia with the District Court. He was of the Baptist Faith.

He is survived by his wife, Renattia Burke of Bristol, Tennessee; son, Logan Burke; parents, Jerry and Dora Farley of Abingdon, Virginia; two step-sons, Caleb Gilliam and Justin Gilliam; one brother, Jerry Ray Farley; one half-sister, Rhonda Abel; and a host of friends and fellow members of the United States Marshals Services.

Funeral Services for Mr. Bucky Eugene Burke will be conducted at 4 P.M. on Sunday, September 23, 2007 in the Highlands Fellowship Church with Pastor Greg Coe officiating. Interment will follow in the Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Graveside Rites by Rev. John Thrasher and Full Military Honors accorded by The Highlands Fellowship Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 P.M. on Saturday, September 22, 2007 in the Frost Funeral Home Chapel.

Active pallbearers will be members of the United States Marshals Services.


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  • Created by: McKenzie
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111813999
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bucky Eugene Burke (3 Oct 1970–18 Sep 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111813999, citing Forest Hills Memory Gardens, Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by McKenzie (contributor 47955968) .