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Paul Burks, 85, of Spencer, VA, formerly of Kimball, WV, passed
away Monday, February 19, 2018 at Martinsville Health and Rehab.
Born December 31, 1932, he was the son of the late
Willie Burks and Rinda Green Burks.
Paul was of the Baptist Faith. He enjoyed gardening and working
around the house. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather,
great-grandfather, brother and friend. Paul lived in McDowell
County until he relocated to Spencer, VA in 2003.
Other than his parents, Paul was preceded in death by one brother,
Willie Burks Jr. One grandson, Paul D. Burks Jr. One Great-granddaughter,
Krystal Burks.
Leaving to cherish his memories are: His loving and devoted wife of
61 years, Virginia L Gentry Burks of the home. Three sons:
Paul D. Burks of Spencer, VA. Jeffery Allen Burks and wife Beth of
Martinsville, VA. Randy Lee Burks and wife Rebecca of Martinsville, VA.
One sister, Onie Lester of Keystone, WV. One brother, Fairly Burks of
Ararat, VA. Paul was also blessed with 11 grandchildren and 13
great-grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends.
Services will be conducted Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:Noon at
Widener Funeral Home Chapel in Northfork, WV with Rev. Tommy Belcher
and Rev. Bill Richardson officiating. Entombment will follow at
Roselawn Memorial Garden Mausoleum, Princeton, WV. Friends may call
from 11: AM until the hour of service at the funeral home. Serving as
pallbearers will be family and friends.
Widener Funeral Home will be serving the Burks family.
Published on February 20, 2018
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