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Johnny Burke

November 14, 1945 - December 6, 2013
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Johnny Burke, 68, of Homosassa, went home on Fri., Dec. 6, 2013 at Seven Rivers Rivers Regional Medical Center. A native of Etowah, TN, he was born Nov. 14, 1945 to Ben and Myrtle (Jefferson) Burke, one of seven children. Johnny's professional life included his passion of commercial fishing and his skills as a flooring and carpet mechanic. He moved here permanently in 1978 from Virginia and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Burke was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War era. Johnny is survived by his wife of 47 years, Nell Burke, Homosassa; son Darrell (wife Shirley), Homosassa; sons Douglas of Homosassa and Jeffery of Ohio; sisters...
Johnny Burke, 68, of Homosassa, went home on Fri., Dec. 6, 2013 at Seven Rivers Rivers Regional Medical Center. A native of Etowah, TN, he was born Nov. 14, 1945 to Ben and Myrtle (Jefferson) Burke, one of seven children. Johnny's professional life included his passion of commercial fishing and his skills as a flooring and carpet mechanic. He moved here permanently in 1978 from Virginia and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Burke was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War era. Johnny is survived by his wife of 47 years, Nell Burke, Homosassa; son Darrell (wife Shirley), Homosassa; sons Douglas of Homosassa and Jeffery of Ohio; sisters Nell Jean and Betty; grandchildren Krystle, Felicia, D.J. and Sarah; seven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his step parents Arnold and Ethel; brothers Billy, Jimmy and Tommy and sister Bobbi. Funeral services will be held on Wed., Dec. 11, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa. Interment will follow at Stage Stand Cemetery, Homosassa Springs. Friends will be received from 1:00 P.M. until time of service. www.wilderfuneral.com

"God Bless you Johnny,May you Rest in Peace.Hopefully you will enjoy the fishing in Heaven." Steele Family (homosassa, FL)

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