Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

December 10, 2012

Chester Burke


The Morehead News

04-19-12 — Chester Burke, 76, of Grayson, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2012, in the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

He was born January 9, 1936, in Carter County, a son of the late Haskell and Lula Adkins Burke Sr.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Linda Holbrook Burke in 2004; a sister, Geraldine Burke; and a brother, Haskell Burke Jr. 

Chester was employed with Local No. 1445 of Catlettsburg.

His survivors include one son, Harold (Sharon) Burke of Grayson; four daughters, Brenda Gumm of Grayson, Dorothy (Walter) Vannatter of Olive Hill, Betty (Tony) Sherman of Grayson and Jeanie Burke of Grayson; two brothers, Edgil Burke and Clyde Burke, both of Grayson; nine grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Edgil Burke, minister. Burial will be in the East Carter County Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday after 9 a.m. until the service at the funeral home.

Condolences can be made to the Burke family at