OBITUARY

Andrew "Drew" Lenn Burke

May 3, 1990October 30, 2019
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Andrew "Drew" Lenn Burke, 29, of Hoover, AL passed away Wednesday October 30, 2019.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019 at Ridout's Southern Heritage Funeral Home in Pelham, AL. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Ridout's Southern Heritage Funeral Chapel, Pelham, with burial at Southern Heritage Cemetery.

Drew was born May 3, 1990 at St. Vincent's Hospital. He was a graduate of the University of Alabama where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He graduated from Hoover High School and was a member of the 2008 6A Baseball State Championship team, the 2005 6A Football State Championship team and the 2003 6A Swim/Dive State Championship team. Drew loved sports and was fond of Alabama football and Alabama gymnastics. He enjoyed spending time with his family and traveling.

Drew is survived by his father, John Lenn Burke; his mother, Rene' Hankins Burke; and his sister, Brittany Burke Alexander (Michael). He is also survived by his grandfather, Robert Louis Hankins; and his three nieces, Abigail Mai Alexander, Emily Reeder Alexander, and Madeline Lane Alexander. In addition, he is survived by his loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children’s of Alabama. We remember Andrew Lenn by the Hebrew meaning of his name: manly, brave and strong.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 4, 2019
  • A Celebration of Life for Drew Burke Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Memories

Andrew "Drew" Lenn Burke

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Regina Smith

November 5, 2019

To the Burke family, hugs and prayers for you during this difficult time. May you find comfort in the love of friends and family.

Byron Simpson

November 5, 2019

John and Rene', I am very sorry for your and your families' loss. You all will remain in my thoughts and prayers.

Maurice Oliver

November 4, 2019

Rene,
We are so sorry for your loss! May God help you find comfort in this time of loss. My family will be praying for you.

Doug Smart

November 4, 2019

So sorry for your loss.

Margaret Gaither

November 3, 2019

So sorry for your loss! May God wrap His arms around you and
Give you peace! Remembering your family in Prayers!

Cheryl Kittinger

November 3, 2019

Sending prayers and much love to the Burke family.
Drew will be remembered as a fun, loving person who was always good to people. I will continue to think fondly of the entire Burke family and our days together at Bluff Park Elementary School.
Blessings to all who loved him.

Janet Warnick

November 3, 2019

John, Rene’ & Brittany, offering my sincere thoughts and prayers to you all. If we can do anything for you please let us know. Remembering you and your precious Drew.

Crista Hamilton

November 2, 2019

My sincere condolences are to the family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God be with you during this difficult time.

Sally Holland

November 2, 2019

Sending love and prayers.

Natalie Nations

November 2, 2019

John, Rene and Brittney, I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you. Love you guys.

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