Robert L. Burke Sr.

October 18, 1943October 6, 2019

Robert L. Burke age 75 of Brentwood, TN passed away on October 6, 2019.

He was born on October 18, 1943 to the late Albert Burke, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Highers and they precede him in death. Also preceding him in death is his brother, Albert Burke, Jr. He married Linda Heiland on December 18, 1964 in Colquitt, Georgia, and she survives. Also surviving are his two daughters, Tracy (husband,Trent) DeVault and Robin (husband,Vince) Greer; his son Robert Burke Jr; siblings Mary Elizabeth (husband,Tommy) Dodson and William (wife,Linda) Burke; sister-in-law, Margo Burke; and grandchildren, Ryan (wife, Kaitlyn) DeVault and Robert Dylan (wife, Hanna).

Robert was a sweet, kind and loving husband and father. Robert was the successful owner of a small window cleaning business which has been in operation for over 40 years. He was most passionate about his work and his family with whom he loved to vacation in Gatlinburg. His favorite pastime was fishing. In his later years, he also proved to be a fighter, surviving cancer and other extremely difficult physical ailments.

A gathering of family and friends for visitation will be held from four o’clock until five-thirty in the afternoon of Sunday, October 13, 2019. A gathering for the funeral for Celebration of Life will be conducted by Pastor Vince Greer at five-thirty, held in Dignity Hall Chapel at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home.


  • Gathering of Family and Friends Sunday, October 13, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Sunday, October 13, 2019


Robert L. Burke Sr.

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Sherry DeVault Spurlock

October 12, 2019

Robert was a kind and gentle soul he will be greatly missed. Prayers for the family.

Darlene Hall

October 8, 2019

So sorry for you loss praying for you and you family .