Walter Ray Burke, age 71, a 20-year resident of Beaumont, passed away Jan. 31, 2014 in Olathe, Kan. He drove trucks for Dick Simon and Navajo.
He leaves behind his loving wife, Maria Burke; sister, Mary Burke Egenberger of Ariz.; sons, Raymond Burke, Robert Burke and Ronnie Burke of Iowa; and 13 grandchildren.
Walter proudly served in the Navy from 1959 through 1963, and received the Good Conduct Medal. Funeral services and military honors will be held at Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, CA 92518 on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 2 p.m., staging area #1. Service arrangements were made by Weaver Mortuary.