David Michael Burke

May 29, 1939 ~ March 24, 2020 (age 80)


David Michael Burke, age 80, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020 in Mesquite, Nevada. He was born May 29, 1939 in Oklahoma to Thomas Edward and Eleanor Louise Watson Burke. He was married to Elvira Orozco, they had one child and were divorced. He later married Katherine Mary Riley on May 19, 1990. She preceded him in death on December 24, 2019.

David grew up in Oklahoma. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam Conflict. He raised his son in the Los Angeles area, working as an electrician for the Department of Water and Power. He enjoyed traveling and restoring old vehicles. He was very proud of the 1940 Cadillac that he restored.

He is survived by his son Robert and wife, Elisabetta and their daughter, Bianca all of Pasadena, California.

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