OBITUARY

James H Burke

May 22, 1940May 30, 2021
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James H Burke, age 81, of Cullman, Alabama passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021. James was born May 22, 1940 in Etty, Kentucky.

James is survived by daughters: Candy (Richard) Powers, Lola (Laurin) Samp; sons: James Burke, Timothy (Debby) Burke; 5 Grandchildren; 11 Great Grandchildren; sister: Mary (Ron) Helms.

James was preceded in death by his wife: Karen Johnson Burke; sister: Betty Tackett; granddaughter: Amber Dawn Lovitz.

A celebration of life visitation for James will be held Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Moss-Service Funeral Home, 1901 2nd Avenue, N.W., Cullman, Alabama 35055. A celebration of life funeral service will follow at 11:00 AM. Burial at Cullman Memory Gardens, 1516 Bolte Road SE, Cullman, AL 35055.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in James' memory may be made to Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, 1 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1730, Chicago, Illinois 60601 US.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mossservicefh.com for the Burke family.

  • FAMILY

  • Karen Johnson Burke, Wife (deceased)
  • Candy (Richard) Powers, Lola (Laurin) Samp, Daughters
  • James Burke, Timothy (Debby) Burke, Sons
  • Mary (Ron) Helms, Sister
  • Betty Tackett, Sister (deceased)
  • Amber Dawn Lovitz, Granddaughter (deceased)
  • 5 Grandchildren
    11 Great Grandchildren
  • DONATIONS

  • Dystonia Medical Research Foundation

Services

  • Celebration of Life Visitation

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

  • Celebration of Life Funeral Service

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

Memories

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Christina Foster

June 4, 2021

I love you grandpa and you will be missed by many. We will all make you proud and carry on your legacy as a prime example of an awesome human being. May you fly high with grandma and be free from pain. In our hearts forever.

Lola Samp

June 4, 2021

No matter where I am, your spirit will be beside me.

James Burke

June 4, 2021

My Dad, a true Hero.

Candy Powers

June 4, 2021

Thank you God for giving me the opportunity of spending time with my Dad for 2 weeks, it truly was special! This will be etched into my heart forever! Thank you Dad for being my one an only! You were so loved and we will all miss you terribly! RIP Dad and give Mom a great big hug from all of us!

Love your oldest daughter Candy

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