Jack A. Burke (91) of Chesterfield, Mo. formerly of Louisville


Published on July 9 2013 8:57 am

Jack A. Burke, 91, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Louisville, died at 12:05 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013 in Surrey Place, Chesterfield, Mo.

Funeral services will be Friday at 10am at J.W. Neal Funeral Home in Louisville with burial in Orchard Hill Cemetery in Louisville.  Visitation wll be from 5 to 7pm Thursday.

Jack was born Saturday, September 3, 1921 in Louisville, Illinois, the son of the late Charles Burke and the late Issa "Tennessee" (Speaks) Burke. On November 3, 1940 in Wright City, Missouri, he married the late Mary "Geraldine" (Jones)  Burke.  She preceded him in death on December 6, 2010.  He was self employed as the owner of a retail grocery store and was a lifelong attendee of the Louisville United Methodist Church.  He also spent his time as a member of the Louisville Masonic Lodge and Louisville Rotary Club.

Surviving are daughter, Carolyn  "Jean" Hastings and husband Carl of Wildwood, MO; grandsons, Steve Hastings and wife Crystal of Wildwood and Brett Hastings and wife Kristin of Wildwood; and great grandchildren, Laura, Graham, Cole, Ty, Emma, Olivia and Alexa Hastings.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and brothers, Jewell C. Burke and James D. Burke.