He was born July 24, 1937, in Seelyville, as the son of Joe and Mary McKinney Burk. He graduated from Glenn High School. He married Carolyn Sue Riggle in 1955. He was employed for many years at the IBM plant in Greencastle until his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, traveling and camping. He enjoyed eating his daughter Lynn Ann's fried chicken and having morning coffee at McDonald's in Brazil. Tom was also a member of the Central Indiana Anglers.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife Sue, sons James Burk and Jay Burk (Michelle), daughters Pam Hartman (Clark) and Lynn Ann Bartram (Randy), great-grandchild Desi Hartman, grandchildren Reanna Hartman, Courtney Lash (Jason), Jessie Bartram, Katie Burk, Thomas Burk and Taylor Hartman, great-grandchildren, Lane Deverick, Ryan Lash, Abbie Lash, sister Donna Novotney and other extended family.
Visitation will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Monday, with Pastor Bob Sampson officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery.
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