Ancel Burke

Obituary of Ancel C. Burke

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Ancel C. “AC” Burke, 72, of St. Paul, VA, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jennifer Jones Burke; parents, Clyde and Gertha Bowman Burke; brother, Jerry Burke.

AC was retired from Roanoke County Schools, an active member of Fellowship Community Church, a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Kazim Shrine Temple. He was a helper to everyone and he had a heart of gold.

He is survived by his daughter, Heather Burke; son, Brian Burke (Cari); grandchild, Xavier Burke; sister, Luann Freeman (Kip); two nephews; one niece; numerous cousins, as well as four grand-puppies.

Due to the current COVID situation and impending weather, the memorial service had been postponed.  The service will be rescheduled for a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Roanoke Rescue Mission, 402 4th Street SE, Roanoke, VA 24013.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.simpsonfuneral.com

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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Simpson Funeral Home & Crematory, Peters Creek Road Chapel
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