George Edward Burke, III, 53 of Arbor Hill Place, Mcleansville passed away on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at Moses Cone Hospital. He was born on February 1, 1961 to the late McArthur Burke, Sr. and Mary Lee Choons.
He was a lover of humanity, sports and fishing. He loved the Lord with all his heart; His motto: GOD FIRST, FAMILY SECOND THEN CHURCH. He was a member of the Florida Department of Corrections with fifteen years. George Burke was an Apostle of the gospel who stood on the Word and Promises of God. He loved his family.
He is survived by his wife, Crystal Maria Smallwood Burke; three children, George Edward Burke, IV, Areale Smith and Kiara Smith; three siblings, Willie Gent, McArthur Burke and Joseph Burke.
A memorial service will be held in Gainesville, Florida.
Professional Services are entrusted to Triad Cremation Society and Chapel.