MR. WALTER BURKS
†††††† Mr. Walter Burks was born in Louisville, Alabama on March 18, 1921. He was the first child born to the late Mr. George Burks and the late Mrs. Oscie Burks. He was a loyal and dedicated employee of Carol City Water and Utilities/Miami-Dade Water and Sewer for more than 30 years, retiring in his 70ís. He was a devoted member of the Shiloh Baptist Church prior to relocating to Americus, Georgia in 2007.††
†††††† In addition to his parents, Mr. Burks is preceded in death by eight siblings, and a daughter,† Arceline Williams.
†††††† Memories will be cherished forever by: his wife of 60 years, Mrs. Ora Lee Wilkerson Burks, Americus, Georgia; a son, Mr. Benjamin (Cynthia) Burks of Los Angeles, California; a daughter, Ms. Ruth Pittman, Clayton, Alabama; two step-sons, Mr. Larry Engram, his devoted caregiver, Americus, Georgia and Mr. Don Colson, Miami, Florida; his sisters and brothers-in-law: Ms. Elizabeth Wilkerson, Mrs. Mary (Hollis) Douglas, both of Americus, Georgia and Mr. Walter Collins of Miami, Florida; his grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, including a devoted cousin, Mr. Charles Scarver of Midway, Alabama, other relatives and friends also survive.
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