Ed Burke passed away on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 28, 1935 and was a retired Merchandising Vice President with Belk Store Services in Charlotte.
The funeral service will be held at Boles Funeral Home in Pinehurst on Tuesday January 20 at 11:00am with visitation prior to the service from 10:00-11:00am. A graveside service will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh at 2:00pm.
Ed is survived by his wife, Jan Rogers Burke; his children Richard (Nell) Burke, Steven Burke, Lori (Vann) Webb, and Ken (Shannon) Burke; his sister Helen (Joe) Rorke; seven grandchildren - Ryan, Jonathan, Austin, Britney, Carson, Alden and Everett.
He was preceded in death by his parents John and Mary Burke; his brother Jack; and first wife Barbara S. Burke.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made in his name to the V Foundation for Cancer Research.
Online condolences may be left at: www.bolesfuneral home.com
Boles Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.in Pinehurst will be assisting the family.