OHIO CITY, Ohio — William Russell Burk, 68, of Ohio City and formerly
of Van Wert, died at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 5, 2014, at St. Rita’s
Medical Center, Lima, following a battle with cancer.
He was born May 5, 1946, in Van Wert, to the late Minnie E. (Wooderson) and Russell A. Burk.
include his son: Shawn (Renee) Burk of Ohio City; daughter: Christina
(Mark) Nowak of Grover Hill, Ohio; sister: DeeAnn Zimmerman;
grandchildren: Brittany (Josh) Evans, Kimberly Dudas, Jayson Nowak,
Steven Burk, Rebecca Burk and Megan Slusser; three great-grandchildren,
and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother: David Burk.
He had been
employed at Decatur Casting for 27 years and later at Securitas. He was a
1965 graduate of Van Wert High School and an avid CB’er with the handle
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday,
June 11, 2014, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert. Burial will be
in Van Wert Woodland Cemetery.
Calling is Tuesday from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m.
Preferred memorial is his family or the Van Wert Area Visiting Nurses.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at: cowanfuneralhome.com.