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William Grant Burke, 94 of Brownsburg, passed away April 28, 2017. Mr. Burke served our country in the U.S. Army Air Force during W.W.II. He was a cutter grinder for International Harvester/Navistar 42 years retiring in 1982. He was a member of Fleming Garden Christian Church, Lynhurst Masonic Lodge #723, and was an avid fisherman and birdwatcher and was a big fan of Jeff Gordon and NASCAR. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Burke and son, James Burke. He is survived by a son, William A. (Priscilla) Burke; daughter in law, Marka Burke; 3 granddaughters, 1 grandson, 4 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday May 4, 2017 at Conkle Funeral Home Avon Chapel with visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of service Thursday.
Published on May 2, 2017
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