Mr. Ralph Burk, age 75, of Rome, passed away Tuesday November 26, 2013 at his residence.
Mr. Burk was born July 14, 1938, in Cherokee County, Alabama a son of the late Clarence Burk and Emma Gladden Burk. Mr. Burk was of the Baptist Faith, and was employed with Rogers Construction Company for over 25 years before retiring from Berry Construction Company after 27 years of service. He was preceded in death by a son, Steve Ashley, brother, Charles Burk, and a sister Joyce Robertson.
Survivors include his wife Glenda Moon Burk, son and daughter in law, Gary and Angie Burk , Cave Spring; daughter and son in law, Patricia and David Henderson , Lindale; brothers, Raymond (Joyce) Burk, Center, Al; Ray (Joyce) Burk, Lyerly; sisters, Martha (Arnold) Kiser, Piedmont, Al; Christine (C.E.) Huffsteller, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Delane Long, Cleveland, Ga; grandchildren, Cole (Shana) Burk; Eric (Dana) O’Neal; Teddy (Amber) O’Neal; Zachary Burk; Kellen Burk; LaDon Rogers; Kyle Ashley; Stonner Ashley; Brittany Ashley; Kevin Meyer; special granddaughter, Jade Wells; special great grandchildren, McKenzie Burk, and Colton Burk, 9 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Saturday November 30, 2013 at Parnick Jennings, Sr.’s Good Shepherd Funeral Home Chapel, with Wayne Allen, officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of the service on Saturday, at Parnick Jennings, Sr.’s Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave. Rome, Ga. 30165.
Pallbearers are asked to meet at the funeral home by 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and the following gentlemen will serve has pallbearers, Teddy O”Neal, Eric O’Neal, Cole Burk, Zachary Burk, Jame “Jimbo” Burk, Stonner Ahsley, Kyle Ashely, and Colton Burk.
Honorary Pallbearers will Employees of Berry Construction, and Heyman Hospice.
Please visit our website, www.goodshepherdfh.net to sign the online guest book.
Parnick Jennings, Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.