James William Burke, Sr., age 85, of Bishopville died Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at home. He was born in Virginia and was the son of the late Freeman and the late Bertha (Dryden) Burke.
He had been a painter for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia E. Burke of Bishopville; a son, James W. Burke Jr. and his wife Debbie of Whaleyville; two daughters, Patricia Taylor and her husband John of Bishopville and Ella Lovett and her husband Verlin of Salisbury.
A graveside service will be held at 12 pm on Friday, July 5 at Riverside Cemetery in Libertytown with Rev. Terry Fort officiating.