Robert Dale Burks, 54, of Solsberry, passed away June 16, 2004 in Hendricksville.
Born Nov. 27, 1949 in Monroe County, he was the son of Eugene and Wilma (Sims) Burks.
He worked at G.E. and was a member of IBEW Local 2249 and a veteran of the National Guard. He graduated from Eastern High School in 1967. He loved the outdoors and was an avid mushroom hunter and fisherman.
Survivors include: his wife, Janet M. Burks of Solsberry; two daughters, Sarah Gettie Burks and Jennifer L. Burks, both living at home; four brothers, Ronald Burks and his wife Debbie of Richmond, Kenneth Burks of Bloomington, Donald Burks and his wife Bonnie of Ellettsville and Gordon Burks and his wife Terri of Bloomington; his mother Wilma Burks of Bloomington and good friends Brian and Sherrie Fulford.
He was proceeded in death by his father Eugene Burks in 2001 and his grandparents, Melvin and Lola Burks and Ernest and Sally Sims.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Liberty Church of Christ in Hendricksville with Rev. Cletis Ellett officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery Hendricksville.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel, Bloomington.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stone Belt.