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Russell Wayne Burk

August 20, 1948 — August 31, 2021

Russell Burk, 73, Geronimo, OK

Funeral Service at Antioch Baptist Church, Lawton, OK, Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., Vivian Garza officiating under direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home in Walters.

Russell Wayne Burk was born to Neal William Burk and Lois Pauline Ryans Burk on August 20, 1948 in Lawton, OK, and departed this life in Anadarko, OK on August 31, 2021 at the age of 73 years and 11 days.

Russell grew up in Lawton, then Faxon and on to Geronimo. He attended Geronimo schools from 5th thru 12th grades, graduating from GHS in 1966. He married Karen Kay Johnston on February 5, 1968 at Wichita Falls, TX and to the union 2 sons were born. They made their home in Lawton until moving to Geronimo in 1980. He was drafted in the late 60’s, serving honorably in the U.S. Army.

He enjoyed playing pool, spending time with his grandkids, watching basketball and playing when he was younger. Russell also enjoyed collecting antique cars.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Ronny Burk.

Survivors include his companion, Nancy Bryant of Geronimo; a son, Rusty Burk and Christy Belflower of Geronimo; a daughter-in-law, Shelly Burk of Lawton; 4 brothers, Roger Neal Burk and Helen, James Burk and Joyce, Larry Burk and Barbara, all of Geronimo, and Donnie Burk and Donna of Lawton; a sister, Tandi Pauline McCarthy and Victor of Geronimo; 5 grandchildren, Brittani Burk, Braden Burk, Brennan Burk, Braylee Burk and Chelo Arce; 2 great grandchildren, Nataleigh and Riot, and 2 more on the way; other relatives and friends.


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Saturday, September 4, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Antioch Baptist Church

Oklahoma 36, Lawton, OK 73505

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