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Guy Hilton Burk

  • Birth 3 Jul 1923 Red Bank, Union County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 17 May 2004 Harmony, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Eau Claire, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 78318666

Guy Hilton Burk, 80, of Jackson Township died Monday morning at his home following an illness.
Born in Red Bank, July 3, 1923, he was the son of John David and Minnie Pearl McKissick Burk.
He worked at Armco-Butler Works for 39 years as a chemist in the metallurgical department and retired in 1985.
Mr. Burk was a United Methodist. He was an avid bowler, hunter, and fisherman.
During World War II, he served with the Army from Jan. 25, 1943, to Feb. 21, 1946, when he was honorably discharged as a technical sergeant. He was awarded the American Theater Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal and the Victory Medal. He was a life-member of the VFW Post 249 of Butler and had been a member of the post bowling team for years.
He is survived by his wife, Celia Woods Burk, whom he married Aug. 9, 1942; three daughters; two sons; and a brother. Also surviving are 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A son, Guy H. "Butch" Burk Jr.; two grandsons. Blaine Miller and Brian Burk, and two sisters, Jean Anderson and Sara Kohlmeyer, preceded him in death.
BURK - Friends of Guy Hilton Burk, who died Monday, May 17, 2004, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at H. JACK BUZARD FUNERAL HOME, Main Street (Route 38), in Eau Claire. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Eau Claire Cemetery.

Butler Eagle May 18, 2004


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  • Created by: Michael Cannon
  • Added: 13 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78318666
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Guy Hilton Burk (3 Jul 1923–17 May 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78318666, citing Eau Claire Cemetery, Eau Claire, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Michael Cannon (contributor 46598232) .