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Wayne Alan Burk Sr., 51, of Liberty Township, Grove City, passed away at Butler Health System Monday evening, Sept. 4, 2017, following a long battle with heart disease.
He was born June 16, 1966, in Grove City, and graduated from Grove City High School in 1984.
He married Margaret Katherine "Granny" Kougher on Sept. 15, 1990.
He did maintenance work for The James Austin Co. in Mars, Pa.
Wayne enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with the guys, playing pool, boating, and being with his kids.
He was a member of Sons of the American Legion Post 584 and a social member of Stanley Snyder VFW Post 7465.
Surviving are: his wife, Margaret "Granny" Burk of Grove City; three sons, Wayne A. Burk Jr., Dalton L. Burk and Austin T. Burk and companion Shawna, all of Grove City; a daughter, Jennifer Dixon of Harrisville; his mother, Alyceann Woolcutt Whetzel and husband, Donald, and his father, Lawrence Findley "Sonny" Burk and wife, Bonnie all of Grove City; a brother, Michael L. Burk and three nephews, Justin, Jared, and Michael, all of Grove City; three granddaughters, Nadyah Burk, Leena and Madie; a grandson, Dakota; and several cousins.

Wayne Alan, Sr., 51, of Liberty Township, Grove City.
Visitation: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday (9-7-17) in SMITH FUNERAL HOME of Leesburg, 1778 Perry Highway, Volant.
Funeral service: 11 a.m. Friday (9-8-17) in the funeral home with Rod Burk of Grace Harvest Church and Wayne's cousin, and Rev. Kenton Shaw co-presiding.
Interment: West Sunbury Union Cemetery.
Published on September 6, 2017
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