He was born in Dover on January 26, 1962 to the late Robert J. and Emma Marie (Srock) Burke and had retired from the Tuscarawas County Courthouse maintenance department after 30 years of service. Robert loved hunting, fishing and being outdoors.
He is survived by his son Hunter T. Burke of New Philadelphia, step-son Cole Schilz of Mississippi and three sisters Donna Kuehner of Massillon, Roberta (Dick) Rausch of New Philadelphia and Sherry Espenschied of Bolivar.
Private family services for Robert will be held at a later date at Ft. Laurens Cemetery in Bolivar. The Lebold-Smith Funeral Home in Bolivar is handling the arrangements.
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