Donald G. Burks

Donald G. Burks, 89, of Sycamore, died Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin.

He was born Aug. 23, 1929, in Carey, to the late George M. and B. Oleta (Dible) Burks. He married Carol V. Haines June 7, 1947, and she survives in Sycamore.

He also is survived by three children, Jack (Janet) Burks of Centerburg, Robert Burks of Tiffin and Barbara (John) Gobs of Sycamore; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; five brothers; and six sisters.

A son, Joseph L. Burks, and a grandson also preceded him in death.

At his request, he was cremated and a private family graveside service will take place at a later date at Spring Grove Cemetery, Carey, with the Rev. William Schultz officiating. His care has been entrusted to Stombugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.