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Ronnie Dean Burks

April 12, 1952 December 2, 2017
Ronnie Dean Burks
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Obituary for Ronnie Dean Burks

Ronnie Dean Burks, 65 years of age of Grundy, VA, passed away Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Grundy, VA. Born April 12, 1952, he was the son the late Dewey Edward and Ida Cathleen Looney Burks.

He enjoyed being a mechanic and a fabricator, you could always find him working on something. He also loved spending time in the woods looking for ginseng. Loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Rachel Burks and Christine Duda; and two brothers, Tony Burks and Carter Burks.

Those left to cherish his memories include his daughter, Laken Burks and fiancé Wesley Ryan Brown of Raven, VA; two step-daughters, Salina Looney of Raven, VA, Veronica Patterson and husband Glen of Rockport; sons, Ronnie Dean Burks Jr. and wife Kristy of Fairmont, WV, Rodney Dewey Burks of Raven, VA; sisters, Barbara Felice of Pikeville, Brenda Shortridge of Grundy, Patricia Looney of Grundy, VA, Angie Rego of Hopewell, VA, and Jennifer Messer of Gainsville, FL; brothers, Junior Burks and wife Helen of Hopewell, VA, Quinton Burks and wife Noela of MA, and James Burks of Grundy, VA.

He is also survived by ten grandchildren: Nayven Anderson, Nevaya Anderson, Taylan Brown, Jaylee Brown, Layla Walker, Court Patterson, Cameron Patterson, Dylan Burks, Brailie Burks, and Rayden Burks and a host of nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service for Ronnie Dean Burks will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Chapel of Grundy, VA, Friday, December 8th 2017 at 7:00 P.M. with Pastor Brandon Ratliff officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Grundy, VA one hour prior to the memorial service beginning at 7 P.M.

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7:00 PM 12/8/2017 7:00:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service.

Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy
1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road Grundy 24614 VA
United States

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