Robert James Burke
Robert James Burke
  • September 6, 1941 - August 8, 2015
  • Boonville, Missouri

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Mr. Robert James Burke, 73 of Boonville passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at University Hospital, Columbia, MO.

Visitation will be on Friday, August 14, 2015 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at William Wood Funeral Home, 517 Fourth Street, Boonville, MO. Funeral services will follow starting at 2:00 p.m.

Robert was born on Saturday, September 6, 1941 in Carrolton, Missouri to Michael & Betty (McFarland) Burke. Robert served in the United States Army and retired as the Assistant Superintendent from the Boonville Correction Center. Robert was united in marriage to Karen Brady on Monday, December 29, 1980 in Fayette, Missouri. Robert liked playing on his computer.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard.

He is survived by his wife, Karen, of the home, a daughter and her husband, Amber & David Pendarius, of Trussville, Alabama, a brother, Michael Burke, of Boonville, Missouri and 2 granddaughters, Kailey and Jessica Walters, both of Trussville, Alabama.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross, 1511 South Providence Road, Columbia, MO 65203