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 Duane Thomas “Doodle” Burk

Duane Thomas “Doodle” Burk

Birth
Putnam County, Indiana, USA
Death 21 Jul 2015 (aged 87)
Burial Clinton Falls, Putnam County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 153861103 · View Source
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Duane Thomas "Doodle" Burk, age 87, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.
Born April 14, 1928 in Putnam County, he was the son of James Arthur and Serena (Thomas) Burk and was a graduate of Clinton Center 'Class of 1946'. He married Mary M. (Kellams) Burk on April 12, 1957 and she survives.
Duane was a United States Army Veteran, having served in the Korean War, where he was wounded in action.
Doodle was a carpenter, he had also owned and operated Burks Market in Bainbridge, and drove school bus for Bainbridge Schools for several years. He had previously owned the L.P. Gas Company and the Marathon Station in Bainbridge.
He was a 61 year member and received his 50 year past Master Award on August 25, 2014, of the Morton Masonic Lodge; a 50 year member of the Royal Arch Masons, Greencastle, member of the Carpenter's Union, lifetime member of the V.F.W. and active many years with the Bainbridge Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Burk; son, Jeffrey D. Burk, daughter, Jennifer (Steve) Walters, brother, Malcolm Burk; four grandchildren, Keagan Burk, Deyton Burk, Michael Walters, and Katie Walters; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jay Michael Burk, a brother, John Burk, and a sister, Ida Mae Baird.
A Masonic service will be held at 1:30 pm followed by Memorial services at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until time of service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory to the Clinton Center Scholarship Fund
c/o the Putnam County Foundation 2 N Jackson St Greencastle, IN 46135


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  • Created by: Rhonda Tincher
  • Added: 17 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153861103
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Duane Thomas “Doodle” Burk (14 Apr 1928–21 Jul 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153861103, citing Clinton Falls Cemetery, Clinton Falls, Putnam County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Rhonda Tincher (contributor 47956358) .